Respiratory and Airway Management

  • Paolo Pelos
  • Published 2010


Post-operative pulmonary complications (PPCs) play a significant role in the risks of surgery and anaesthesia. The definition of PPCs is not definitely established and may vary between different studies. Potential patient-related risk factors for PPCs are: age; chronic lung disease; cigarette use; congestive heart failure; functional dependence; American… (More)


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