Postoperative respiratory complications account for a preponderance of morbidity and mortality in the postoperative period. These complications constitute a wide range of disorders; accordingly, preoperative identification of risks factors for respiratory complications allows preoperative intensification of outpatient treatment regimens in the higher risk patient groups.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Problems in Anesthesia|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine