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Pulmonary Risk Assessment and Management

  • Tyler J. AlbertEmail author
  • Paul B. Cornia
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Abstract

Postoperative pulmonary complications are common, costly, and associated with substantial perioperative morbidity and mortality. Thus, physicians must be vigilant for patient- and procedure-related risk factors that contribute to postoperative pulmonary complications, as well as opportunities to prevent them.

Keywords

Pulmonary Risk stratification Complications Preoperative Perioperative 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of Washington and VA Puget Sound Health Care SystemSeattleUSA

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