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SPAQI Position Papers

SPAQI embraces the multidisciplinary nature of perioperative care and need for high-quality position papers.  We are thrilled to share this expanding series of perioperative guidelines and resources.  This page will be updated as more position papers are published.

Medication Management Position Papers

Striving for Evidence-Based, Patient-Centered Guidance: The Impetus Behind the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) Medication Management Consensus Statements

Preoperative Management of Opioid and Nonopioid Analgesics: Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) Consensus Statement

Preoperative Management of Endocrine, Hormonal, and Urologic Medications: Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) Consensus Statement

Preoperative Management of Surgical Patients Using Dietary Supplements: Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) Consensus Statement

Frailty and the Care of Geriatric Patients
Launching a Geriatric Surgery Center: Recommendations from the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement

Recommendations for preoperative management of frailty from the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI)

Rapid in-person cognitive screening in the preoperative setting: test considerations and recommendations from the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI)

Common neurodegenerative disorders in the perioperative setting: recommendations for screening from the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI)

Patient Optimization

Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) consensus statement on perioperative smoking cessation

Value of perioperative care

Using time-driven activity-based costing to demonstrate value in perioperative care: recommendations and review from the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI)