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    Gupta Postoperative Respiratory Failure Risk

    Predicts risk of mechanical ventilation for longer than 48 hrs postop or reintubation within 30 days.
    Why Use

    May be useful in discussions of informed consent and in managing patient/family expectations perioperatively.

    Independent
    Partially dependent
    Totally dependent
    1: normal healthy patient
    2: mild systemic disease
    3: severe systemic disease
    4: severe systemic disease that is a constant threat to life (i.e., patient could die acutely without intervention)
    5: moribund, not expected to survive without surgery
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    Preoperative systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Preoperative sepsis
    Preoperative septic shock
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    Creator Insights
    Dr. Himani Gupta

    About the Creator

    Himani Gupta, MD, is an internist at the Methodist Germantown Hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. Dr. Gupta’s primary research is focused on outcomes after surgical procedures.

    To view Dr. Himani Gupta's publications, visit PubMed

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    MDCalc loves calculator creators – researchers who, through intelligent and often complex methods, discover tools that describe scientific facts that can then be applied in practice. These are real scientific discoveries about the nature of the human body, which can be invaluable to physicians taking care of patients.
    Dr. Prateek K. Gupta

    About the Creator

    Prateek K. Gupta, MD, is a vascular surgeon at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He is also an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gupta's primary research is focused on surgical outcomes.

    To view Dr. Prateek K. Gupta's publications, visit PubMed

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    MDCalc loves calculator creators – researchers who, through intelligent and often complex methods, discover tools that describe scientific facts that can then be applied in practice. These are real scientific discoveries about the nature of the human body, which can be invaluable to physicians taking care of patients.
    About the Creator
    Dr. Himani Gupta
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    Dr. Prateek K. Gupta
    Are you Dr. Prateek K. Gupta?