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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:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology, Abdominal Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Colon And Rectal Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatologic Surgery, General Surgery, Head And Neck Surgery, Hand Surgery, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Proctology, Trauma Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Vascular 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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