Prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications.

@article{Cook2009PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications.},
  author={Mica W Cook and Steven J. Lisco},
  journal={International anesthesiology clinics},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={65-88}
}
Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) frequently result in serious morbidity and mortality. Although the evaluation and management of pulmonary patients undergoing thoracic surgery has received much attention in the literature, risk stratification and perioperative management of patients with significant lung disease undergoing other surgical procedures has received less emphasis. Systems-based practices and protocols that could potentially improve outcomes in this patient population are… CONTINUE READING
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