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Postoperative Respiratory Failure Risk Calculator for Men

Purpose:

To evaluate a male undergoing major noncardiac surgery for risk of postoperative respiratory failure using the risk index of Arozullah et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiology, Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

J96, J95.2

Description:

Arozullah et al developed a risk index for predicting the risk of respiratory failure in men after major noncardiac surgery. This can help identify patients preoperatively who may require more aggressive management and closer monitoring. The authors are from the University of Illinois, Harvard University, the National Veterans Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program and several other hospitals.

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