is a condition in which one or more areas of your collapse or don’t inflate properly.
About Preventing Atelectasis
Not smoking before surgery can lower your risk of . If you smoke, ask your doctor how far in advance of your surgery you should quit smoking.
After surgery, your doctor may recommend that you take the following steps to fully expand your :
If deep breathing is painful, your doctor may prescribe medicines to control the pain. This can make it easier for you to take deep breaths…