The summary below is from the full report titled “Development and Validation of a Multifactorial Risk Index for Predicting Postoperative Pneumonia after Major Noncardiac Surgery.” It is in the 20 November 2001 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 135, pages 847–857). The authors are AM Arozullah, SF Khuri, WG Henderson, J Daley, and the participants in the National Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
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Who Gets Pneumonia after Surgery?. Ann Intern Med. ;135:I–54. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-10-200111200-00001
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(10):I-54.
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