Cutaneous surgery has become critical to comprehensive dermatologic care, and dermatologists must therefore be equipped to manage the risks associated with surgical procedures. Complications may occur at any point along the continuum of care, and therefore assessing, managing, and preventing risk from beginning to end becomes essential. This review focuses on preventing surgical complications pre- and postoperatively as well as during the surgical procedure.
- antibiotic prophylaxis
- anticoagulation medication
- dermatologic surgery
- dermatologic surgery complications
- local anesthetic
- preventing surgical patient consent
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