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Respiratory Failure Following General & Vascular Surgery Risk Model

Purpose:

To identify a patient at risk for respiratory failure following general or vascular surgery using the model of Johnson et al.

Specialty:

Vascular Neurology, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, complications, complication detection

ICD-10:

J96, J95.2

Description:

Johnson et al developed a model for predicting respiratory failure following general and vascular surgery. This can help to identify patients who may require alternative or more aggressive management. The authors are from multiple hospitals in the United States participating in the Patient Safety in Surgery Study and the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP).

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