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post·op·er·a·tive

(pōst-op'ĕr-ă-tiv),
Following an operation.

postoperative

(pōst-ŏp′ər-ə-tĭv, -ŏp′rə-, -ŏp′ə-rā′-)
adj.
Happening or done after a surgical operation.

post·op′er·a·tive·ly adv.

postoperative (post-op)

[-op′ərətiv′]
Etymology: L, post + operari, to work
pertaining to the period of time after surgery. It begins with the patient's emergence from anesthesia and continues through the time required for the acute effects of the anesthetic and surgical procedures to abate.

postoperative

adjective Referring to the time period after an operation or surgical procedure.

postoperative

adjective After an operation or surgical procedure

post·op·er·a·tive

(pōst-op'ĕr-ă-tiv)
Following an operation.

postoperative

After surgery.

postoperative

occurring after surgical operation, especially period of recovery immediately after surgery

postoperative

after a surgical operation.

postoperative care
care of the patient following a surgical procedure. Includes correct positioning relative to the surgery performed and the application of minimum pressure and strain on the operation site, maintenance of an open airway, maintenance of body temperature, moving from side to side if the recovery period is prolonged, maintenance of fluid and electrolyte balance and monitoring for signs of developing shock.
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receive intravenous (IV) patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), typically utilizing morphine, for inpatient post-operative pain, with a similar number in the E.
Complications of anesthesia Death in low mortality Diagnostic Related Groupings (DRGs) Decubitus ulcer (bed sores) Death among surgical inpatients with serious treatable complications Iatrogenic pneumothorax Selected infections due to medical care Post-operative hip fracture Post-operative hemorrhage or hematoma Post-operative physiologic and metabolic derangements Post-operative respiratory failure Post-operative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis Post-operative sepsis Post-operative abdominal wound dehiscence Accidental puncture or laceration Transfusion reaction
According to numerous published studies, the incidence of post-operative AF is significant and occurs as an unintended consequence of cardiothoracic surgery effecting more than 30 percent of coronary artery bypass patients and up to 60 percent of patients who undergo a combination valve replacement and bypass procedure.
Leakages were observed on post-operative CT scans and found to be similar in both groups.
The program will provide optometrists with the most advanced training in pre-operative assessment and post-operative care for patients undergoing radial keratotomy (RK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK).
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