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Risk Factors of the American College of Physicians for Perioperative Pulmonary Complications in a Patient Undergoing Noncardiothoracic Surgery

Purpose:

To identify a patient at risk for perioperative pulmonary complications after noncardiothoracic surgery as reported by the American College of Physicians.

Specialty:

Pulmonology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

J95

Description:

The American College of Physicians have identified risk factors associated with perioperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management before, during and after surgery.

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