The physician's physical examination is the standard examination used in medicine. It should be comprehensive and current.
That's OK. The exam should give us those details that let us know:
1) that there are no acute new issues and
You can include exams by other medical doctors as well.
Cleared for Surgery?
It is very important to understand and for your regular physicians to understand that a
It is up to our anesthesiologists and us to determine final satisfactory status for what is planned. It is convenient and economical for your own physicians to save the trip if obvious things are amiss. Or, to head off potential problems in advance of surgery.
A form which has a name and age and the phrase "cleared for surgery" essentially stops the process cold.
Too young for an EKG? (ECG)
In conditions that are begotten by severe perinatal incident, whatever can damage the brain can also damage the heart. We do not always require
cardiograms for children. But children with stormy beginnings ought to have had - at least once - a cardiogram. Those who have had them and which were OK, don't need them again - unless some new obvious reason