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Preoperative Risk Score of Allou et al for Pneumonia Following Cardiac Surgery

Specialty:

Cardiology
General Surgery
Pulmonology

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Description:

Allou et al developed a simple score for identifying a patient at risk for postoperative pneumonia following cardiac surgery. This can help to identify a patinet who may benefit from more aggressive management. The author are from CHU Bichat-Claude Bernard, Universite Paris VII, and Universite Paris Diderot in Paris.

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