Postsurgical program may curb pulmonary complications

06/6/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A multidisciplinary postoperative care program called I COUGH was linked to reduced incidence of pneumonia and unplanned intubation after surgical procedures, according to a study in JAMA Surgery. Researchers followed 250 adults after vascular or general surgery and found that 69.1% of them were out of bed after the I COUGH implementation, compared with 19.6% before.

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