Postoperative Pulmonary Complications - Postoperative Monitoring
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Appropriate monitoring is necessary for early detection of respiratory impairment and reducing the risk of PRF.
- Patients undergoing surgery are at the highest risk for PPCs during the first 72 hours after surgery. One half of unanticipated endotracheal intubations occur during the first 3 postoperative days.
- The risk of respiratory failure due to opioid use is the highest during the first 24 hours after surgery.
- The incidence of significant hypoxemia and sleep-disordered breathing peaks on postoperative day 3.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Postoperative Pulmonary Complications - Postoperative Monitoring." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728507/all/Postoperative_Pulmonary_Complications___Postoperative_Monitoring.
Postoperative Pulmonary Complications - Postoperative Monitoring. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728507/all/Postoperative_Pulmonary_Complications___Postoperative_Monitoring. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Postoperative Pulmonary Complications - Postoperative Monitoring. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728507/all/Postoperative_Pulmonary_Complications___Postoperative_Monitoring
Postoperative Pulmonary Complications - Postoperative Monitoring [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728507/all/Postoperative_Pulmonary_Complications___Postoperative_Monitoring.
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