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Unnecessary Preoperative Workup in Healthy Patients with Isolated Orthopedic Trauma: An Area of Healthcare Waste

Branden Wright MD1; Erik Freeland DO21Cooper Medical School of Rowan University2Department of Orthopaedics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Buffalo Abstract Purpose Reducing waste is at the forefront for healthcare administrators, and one area to target is routine pre-operative testing. Despite the availability of professional/societal guidelines, physicians continue to order routine preoperative […]