post-procedure recovery

post-procedure recovery,

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the extent to which an individual returns to baseline function following a procedure requiring anesthesia or sedation. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Because the technology is designed to be minimally invasive, it also provides benefits such as shortened hospital stays and improved post-procedure recovery times, lower risk, and decreased pain for patients.
Since virtual colonoscopy requires no patient sedation or post-procedure recovery time, the test can take only 15 minutes to complete.

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