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Intervention Protocol

Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) during anaesthesia for the prevention of mortality and postoperative pulmonary complications

  1. Georgina Imberger1,*,
  2. David McIlroy2,
  3. Nathan Leon Pace3,
  4. Ann Merete Møller4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 8 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007922


How to Cite

Imberger G, McIlroy D, Pace NL, Møller AM. Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) during anaesthesia for the prevention of mortality and postoperative pulmonary complications (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007922. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007922.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rigshospitalet, The Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group, København, Denmark

  2. 2

    Columbia University, Department of Anesthesiology, New York, New York, USA

  3. 3

    University of Utah, Department of Anesthesiology, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

  4. 4

    Herlev University Hospital, Department of Anaesthesiology, Herlev, Denmark

*Georgina Imberger, The Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9,, Afsnit 3342, København, 2100, Denmark. gimberger@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 8 JUL 2009

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effect of intra-operative PEEP, when applied throughout the duration of a general anaesthetic, on postoperative mortality and respiratory outcomes.