Avoid cardiovascular stress testing for patients undergoing low-risk surgery.
|Rationale and Comments:||Preoperative stress testing does not alter therapy or decision making in patients facing low-risk surgery.|
|References:||• Fleisher LA, et al. ACC/AHA 2007 guidelines on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and care for noncardiac surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007;50:e159-241.|