Indications for invasive monitoring

In the United States over 98 per cent of patients survive major surgery and 1.5 to 2 per cent die; as there are about 35 million major operations annually, over half a million patients die perioperatively each year. Seven per cent of patients subjected to surgery are defined as high risk (e.g. a history of prior cardiac infarction or stroke, extensive ablative cancer surgery, severe multiple trauma, massive hemorrhage, septic shock, respiratory failure, acute abdominal catastrophe, endstage vascular disease). Thirty-four per cent of these patients died.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Have You Been Told Over And Over Again That You Snore A Lot, But You Choose To Ignore It? Have you been experiencing lack of sleep at night and find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning to find yourself gasping for air?

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