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A Multivariable Model Predictive of Unplanned Postoperative Intubation in Infant Surgical Patients.

07:00 EST 5th February 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "A Multivariable Model Predictive of Unplanned Postoperative Intubation in Infant Surgical Patients."

Unplanned postoperative intubation is an important quality indicator, and is associated with significantly increased mortality in children. Infant patients are more likely than older pediatric patients to experience unplanned postoperative intubation, yet the literature provides few characterizations of this outcome in our youngest patients. The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for unplanned postoperative intubation and to develop a scoring system to predict this complication in infants undergoing major surgical procedures.

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Name: Anesthesia and analgesia
ISSN: 1526-7598
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