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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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7 Despite many recent improvements in intraoperative management and postoperative care, postoperative pericardial effusion remains an important cause of morbidity and even mortality after cardiac surgery.
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This study also confirmed that the prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass during surgery for Stanford type A acute aortic dissection is a leading independent risk factor for the extended duration of postoperative ICU stay time.
Apical extrusion of infected debris to the periradicular tissues is one of the principle causes of postoperative pain and discomfort.
Demographic profiles, 24-hour postoperative fentanyl consumption among the three groups and mean VAS scores at different postoperative hours were analysed with one way ANOVA.
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Incidence of postoperative sepsis in neonates in our study was found to be 73.