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Risk Factors of McAlister et al for Pulmonary Complications After Nonthoracic Surgery

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McAlister et al identified risk factors associated with pulmonary complications in patients undergoing nonthoracic surgery. These can help identify patients who may require preoperative interventions to reduce the risk. The authors are from the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Toronto, Democritus University of Thrace, Mayo Clinic, and Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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