Complex Information for Anesthesiologists Presented Quickly and Clearly

BMI, body mass index; PEEP, positive end-expiratory pressure.

Infographic created by Jonathan P. Wanderer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and James P. Rathmell, Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School. Illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals. Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: jon.wanderer@vumc.org.

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