Post-operative Respiratory Complications
The positive outcome of any surgical procedure depends on the correct management of the pre-, intra- and post-operative periods. Actually, it is not possible to consider the last as a separate entity even if it has its own properties, it is also the direct evolution of the two preceding periods. Therefore, these periods should be better identified as perioperative medicine .
KeywordsChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Recovery Room Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Laryngeal Mask Airway Functional Residual Capacity
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