Improving prediction to prevent perioperative morbidity

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In this editorial, we examine how the STRoke After Surgery (STRAS) screening tool and similar risk scoring systems can be used to identify high-risk patients for postoperative stroke. Specific challenges to develop and implement preventative measures aimed at improving postoperative outcomes are discussed. Finally, we suggest potential future areas of research in this field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-674
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Anaesthesia
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2021


  • perioperative medicine
  • postoperative morbidity
  • prevention
  • risk stratification
  • smoking
  • stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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