Factors predictive of postoperative respiratory failure

S. Afifi*, S. Agrawal

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-241
Number of pages9
JournalProblems in Anesthesia
Volume12
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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