Atelectasis

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Dr Nina Kashani
Dr Nina Kashani MRCA
King's College Hospital, London

Dr Kashani is a graduate of Guy's Kings and St Thomas' Medical School, University of London...

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Atelectasis is a common post-operative condition that can have a significant impact of patient prognosis.

It may be caused by a number of different factors, therefore understanding each of these and their interplay is crucial for appropriate management of surgical patients.

This module will teach you the different types of atelectasis, their causes and how best to manage this simple but important clinical condition.

For a full list of resources used in creating this content, see Acknowledgements.

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