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What are the 6 principles of assessment?
(DOAFHA)

Diagnosis - provisional, medical history, investigations
Operation - planned operation
Anaesthesia - complication involved
Fitness for operation - current diseases / drugs
High risk - influence of coexisting disease (IHD, diabetes, anaemia, arrhythmias), high risk groups = babies, elderly >60 (dehydration), smokers (chest infections), obese (increased risk DVT)
After operation - living alone, care for after