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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.
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    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
    None
    Preoperative systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Preoperative sepsis
    Preoperative septic shock
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    High risk of postop respiratory failure should not be used as justification for avoiding a necessary operation.

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    Dr. Himani Gupta
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