Pre-admission Clinic

Welcome

This resources are intended to help surgical and medical staff prepare patients for surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.

The advice within this section is most relevant to our particular practice.

All Pre Admission Clinic Resources

Advice for junior medical staff in PAC

The purpose of this page is to provide junior medical staff with information to assist them in pr...

Finding the right anaesthetist for advice and referrals

In addition to the advice and Unit-Specific Guidelines, we are always happy to offer phone adv...

Ordering Investigations

Guidelines for ordering pre-operative spirometry, CXR, transthoracic echocardiogram and cardiac s...

Obstructive sleep apnoea

A detailed section on pre-operative assessment of the patient with OSA, screening for OSA, and po...

Prehabilitation before major cancer surgery – a guide for patients

You have been referred to our service because you are having major surgery for cancer at St Vince...

Risk Calculators

A good understanding of perioperative risk is useful for surgical and anaesthesia planning, and f...

Unit-specific guidelines

Cardiothoracic Colorectal Endoscopy ENT General Surgery DOS Hepatobiliary Neurosur...