TITLE

Review: Lung expansion modalities and selective nasogastric decompression prevent postoperative pulmonary complications

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on ways to reduce postoperative pulmonary complications after noncardiothoracic surgery. The study was conducted by V.A. Lawrence, J.E. Cornell and G.W. Smetana. The study found that postoperative lung expansion therapy and selective nasogastric decompression proved beneficial in stopping postoperative pulmonary complications after noncardiothoracic surgery.
ACCESSION #
22493481

 

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