Oxygen Use in the Perioperative Period. Should We Change Our Practice?

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Traditionally, fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2) administered during an anesthetic, is between 30-100%, and remains an individualized practice that varies among Anesthesia Departments in the country.
Recently, there have been emerging studies showing that a higher than usual FiO2, may be beneficial in reducing the surgical site infection rate after colorectal surgery.

Know more at http://www.scitechnol.com/analgesia-resuscitation-current-research.php

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