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Risk Factors of Chow et al for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications (American College of Surgeons NSQIP)

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Chow et al listed risk factors associated with postoperative pulmonary complications. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program and American Geriatrics Society.

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