The Postanesthesia Care Unit - General Complications
The incidence of PACU complications varies with patient population and likely dependent upon a patient's medical history as well as the anesthesia and procedure performed. The most frequent issues encountered in the PACU setting include the following:
- Respiratory and airway complications
- Hemodynamic perturbations
- Postoperative nausea and vomiting
- Renal complications
- Neurologic compromise
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "The Postanesthesia Care Unit - General Complications." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728391/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___General_Complications.
The Postanesthesia Care Unit - General Complications. In: Pino RMR, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728391/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___General_Complications. Accessed June 6, 2023.
The Postanesthesia Care Unit - General Complications. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures (9th ed.). Wolters Kluwer. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728391/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___General_Complications
The Postanesthesia Care Unit - General Complications [Internet]. In: Pino RMR, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2023 June 06]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728391/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___General_Complications.
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