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Detection of postoperative respiratory failure: how predictive is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Indicator?

Utter GH, Cuny J, Sama P, et al. Detection of postoperative respiratory failure: how predictive is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Indicator? J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3):347-354.e1-29. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2010.04.022.

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September 29, 2010
Utter GH, Cuny J, Sama P, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3):347-354.e1-29.

The AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator for postoperative respiratory failure accurately identified cases of clinically diagnosed respiratory failure, with a false-positive rate of approximately 17%.

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Utter GH, Cuny J, Sama P, et al. Detection of postoperative respiratory failure: how predictive is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Indicator? J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3):347-354.e1-29. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2010.04.022.