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Postoperative Pulmonary Complications - Postoperative Monitoring

Postoperative Pulmonary Complications - Postoperative Monitoring is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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Postoperative Monitoring

Appropriate monitoring is necessary for early detection of respiratory impairment and reducing the risk of PRF.

  1. 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.
  2. The risk of respiratory failure due to opioid use is the highest during the first 24 hours after surgery.
  3. 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 April 26, 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 April 26]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728507/all/Postoperative_Pulmonary_Complications___Postoperative_Monitoring.
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