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Table 1 Anesthesia-related intervention themes by number of studies and patients

From: Anesthesia interventions that alter perioperative mortality: a scoping review

Intervention category Number of studies Number of patients
Anesthetic technique 13 2445
Dialysis 1 44
Glucose control 6 2139
IV fluids 13 1869
Medical device 21 5233
Monitoring 4 3341
Nutritional 28 5191
Pharmacotherapy 207 104,413
Physiotherapy 2 283
Preoperative procedure 1 510
Protocol/guidelines implementation 22 2705
Temperature management 4 2444
Testing 2 1566
Transfusion 23 8747
Ventilation 18 5469
Combination of interventions 4 927
Total 369 147,326