Specific Considerations with Pulmonary Disease - General Considerations
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Postoperative pulmonary complications (POPCs) such as exacerbation of preexisting lung disease, pneumonia, and/or respiratory failure are as prevalent as cardiac complications and contribute to morbidity, mortality, and increased length of hospital stay. Although more research is needed, currently the risk factors for POPCs can be broadly classified into patient related and procedure related. POPCs can be reduced in all types of procedures by identifying patients at risk, optimizing their medical therapy preoperatively, performing vigilant intraoperative care, and by delivering aggressive postoperative care emphasizing analgesia and lung expansion.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Specific Considerations With Pulmonary Disease - General Considerations." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728128/all/Specific_Considerations_with_Pulmonary_Disease___General_Considerations.
Specific Considerations with Pulmonary Disease - General Considerations. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728128/all/Specific_Considerations_with_Pulmonary_Disease___General_Considerations. Accessed October 15, 2019.
Specific Considerations with Pulmonary Disease - General Considerations. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728128/all/Specific_Considerations_with_Pulmonary_Disease___General_Considerations
Specific Considerations With Pulmonary Disease - General Considerations [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 October 15]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728128/all/Specific_Considerations_with_Pulmonary_Disease___General_Considerations.
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