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College of Mines and Earth Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences

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Surgery in the Pyrocene: Examining the Risk of Wildfire Smoke to Perioperative Patient Populations in the Mountain West

Across the Western U.S., the number of large wildfires has been steadily increasing since the early 1980s leading to degraded air quality. Wildfire smoke is known to worsen cardiopulmonary and neurovascular outcomes, however its impact on surgical pa...


JOHN PEARSON (Project Owner)School of Medicine, Anesthesiology
DEREK MALLIACollege of Mines and Earth Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences
Neng WanCollege of Social and Behavioral Science, Geography
Status: Funded 2023
Last Updated: 5/21/21