Postoperative risk management of chest surgery in intensive care unit (ICU)

K. Hoshi, M. Kato

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Abstract

The postoperative risk management of chest surgery in intensive care unit (ICU) must be considered in the measure of patient safety of the hospital organization, ICU and chest surgery itself. In reference to a patient safety, measures of a section promoting medical safety, a maintenance and check of ventilators and machines especially in the ICU, and an improvement of knowledge for treatment of critical ill patients must are warranted. In the postoperative patient undergoing chest surgery such as a lobectomy, the postoperative pain management is important and measures for early ambulation to maintenance of vital capacity must be performed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-74
Number of pages4
JournalKyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
Volume62
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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