Table of Contents
ON THE COVER:
The effects of anesthetics on diaphragmatic function and muscles which maintain airways patent and how these contribute to postoperative pulmonary complications are reviewed in this issue (Photo Credit: Admir Hadzic, M.D.):
* Gropper: Postoperative Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction: Only the Strong Survive, p. 783
* Sasaki et al.: Postoperative Muscle Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Preventative Strategies, p. 961
* Phillips et al.: Global Health Implications of Preanesthesia Medical Examination for Ophthalmic Surgery, p. 1038
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