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October 2020
Consensus guidelines from Pediatric Anesthesia Societies in Europe, Australia and New Zealand have recommended a decrease in the minimum NPO (Nil Per Os) time to 1 hour for clear fluids in case of elective procedures. Some US centers have locally implemented similar NPO guidelines for clear fluids. Prior to inducing anesthesia for an elective procedure, which of the following statements best fits your practice regarding NPO time for clear fluids:

 

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