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Indications for Preoperative Pulmonary Function Testing

Purpose:

To determine if pulmonary function testing should be done as part of the preoperative patient evaluation.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

other testing, surgery

ICD-10:

J00-J99

Description:

Pulmonary function studies may be indicated as part of the preoperative assessment for a patient with risk factors for pulmonary complications associated with surgery.

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