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Risk Factors of Brooks-Brunn for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications Following Abdominal Surgery

Purpose:

To identify a patient with significant risk for postoperative pulmonary complications using the risk factors of Brooks-Brunn.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Gynecological Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Abdominal Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, complications, complication detection

ICD-10:

C16, C17, C18, C19, C20, C22, C23, C24, C25, C38, C51, C52, C53, C54, C55, C56, C58, C61, C64, C65, C66, C67, J43, K35, K40-K46, K65, K74

Description:

Brooks-Brunn identified risk factors associated with pulmonary complications following abdominal surgery. This can help identify patients who may require closer monitoring and more aggressive preventive measures. The author is from Indiana University in Indianapolis.

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