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room

 [ro̳m]
a place in a building enclosed and set apart for occupancy or for the performance of certain procedures.
birthing room a hospital room that is utilized for labor and delivery. It is decorated in a homelike, comfortable fashion and contains a specially equipped bed that can be adjusted for delivery. Specialized equipment is often concealed.
emergency room popular term for emergency department.
labor, delivery, recovery room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience.
labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience and into the postpartum period.
operating room one especially equipped for the performance of surgical operations.

postanesthesia care unit (PACU),

area with special personnel and equipment designated for recovery of patients after administration of anesthesia.
Synonym(s): recovery room

recovery room

n.
A hospital room equipped for the care and observation of patients immediately following surgery.

recovery room

recovery room

A room or ward in a UK hospital, often part of the operating suite and adjacent to operating theatres, which is designed, staffed and equipped for the care of patients who may be unconscious or unstable post-operatively, and once stabilised will be transported to a ward or ITU/ICU.

recovery room

Recovery unit A suite in a hospital next to the surgical suites, where recently operated Pts are monitored for a period of hrs to ensure recovery from anesthesia, physiologic stress of surgery, prevent post-surgical complications–eg, aspiration and suffocation, identify arrhythmias, hypotension, and other conditions and/or acute decompensation of pre-existing conditions

re·cov·er·y room

(rĕ-kŭv'ĕr-ē rūm)
Area adjacent to the operating suite used for the recovery of patients following surgery.

recovery room

A room adjoining an operating theatre, in which patients who have undergone surgical operations are kept under close surveillance until safely recovered from general anaesthesia.

recovery

return to normal after illness or period of devitalization, e.g. anesthesia, surgery.

recovery period
period after surgery when the patient needs to be closely monitored to ensure that its return to normal is uneventful.
recovery room
a special room with special monitoring and resuscitation equipment used for monitoring the patient recovering from surgery.
surgical recovery
the process of healing of a surgical wound and restoration to normal of body functions and systems, e.g. fluid and acid-base balance, that have been disturbed by the original disease or by the surgical procedure.

room

a place in a building enclosed and set apart for occupancy or for the performance of certain procedures.

operating room
one especially equipped for the performance of surgical operations. Called also operating theater.
recovery room
a hospital unit adjoining operating rooms, with special provisions for the care of animals recovering from surgery. For large animals, it must be designed and equipped to minimize the risk of injury to the animal as it regains consciousness and returns to its feet, while permitting close, but safe, supervision by nursing staff. Closed circuit television is commonly utilized for this purpose.
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9 (acceleromyography) following a single dose of intubation (equivalent to two effective 95 doses, ED95) at the tie of admission to the recovery room was 45%, and 37% 2h later (in the same unit).
However the common factor for all the patients was that the anesthesiologist was satisfied that the patient had recovered clinically sufficiently to be extubated and shifted to the recovery room.
In the paediatric recovery room staff must also have the specific knowledge and experience to provide appropriate care for children and their families.
No patient in group 1 required medication for postoperative nausea, but 4 patients in group 2 did; 3 of these patients received the antiemetic in the OR along with an IV narcotic, and 1 (who had been given an IM narcotic in the OR) received it in the recovery room.
Herron had been in the recovery room for almost three hours, far longer than any other patient that day, according to the Republic.
All patients in the recovery room who have received a general anaesthetic should have oxygen administered (Hamlington 2009).
Gavin Nicholson, 56, is accused of groping five women as they woke from anaesthetic in a recovery room at Washington Spire Hospital, Tyne and Wear.
This is the fourth edition of a comprehensive book written for recovery room nursing staff.
Her baby was delivered by C-section very early the following morning, and the patient was moved to the recovery room.
Innovations include "smile consultation rooms" and a recovery room with a bed to allow patients who have been sedated to come round in their own time.
The business has been joined by the former owners of the Gardener's Cottage in Ashby, bringing interior decorating talents and home accessories to the business, Recovery Room proprietor Jeanne Gauthier said in a statement.
I have extensive experience in recovery room nursing.