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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

postanesthesia care unit (PACU),

area with special personnel and equipment designated for recovery of patients after administration of anesthesia.
Synonym(s): recovery room
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

recovery room

n.
A hospital room equipped for the care and observation of patients immediately following surgery.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·cov·er·y room

(rĕ-kŭv'ĕr-ē rūm)
Area adjacent to the operating suite used for the recovery of patients following surgery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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One of the limitations of our study is that the anesthesiologist anaesthetizing the case in the operating room was aware that the patient would be monitored for residual neuromuscular block in the recovery room and would therefore be more cautious during the use of the relaxants intraoperatively.
The recovery room or post anaesthetic care unit (PACU) or post operative care unit (POCU) is a time when the patient is vulnerable and potentially at risk from a range of life threatening complications (Starrlitt 1999).
Weber--had delays in their recoveries, including longer stays in the recovery room, higher use of oral narcotics, and a longer time off work, than did "copers." Final surgical outcomes did not differ between the two groups.
Medical assistant Teresa Jensen told the court that Herron was in pain and frightened as she lay in the recovery room, the Republic reported.
Alan Steinbach, bending over me in the recovery room at Alta Bates Hospital, and Alan was saying, "There's bad news!"
The researchers obtained blood samples from each participant before and after the patient listened to tapes, just before surgery, in the recovery room and on the two days following surgery.
O diba, I got time to post while he is asleep beside me at the recovery room,' Marquez said.
"He was admitted to the recovery room for two days and had treatment including blood transfusion."
It is seen to enhance Boyd Groupa[euro](tm)s earnings and cash flows during the first year of operation.Country: USASector: Motor Vehicles, Business and Consumer ServicesTarget: The Recovery Room of Central Florida Inc (TRR)Buyer: Boyd Group Income FundDeal size in USD: 7.3mType: Corporate acquisitionFinancing: Cash & DebtStatus: Closed
The entire artifacts have been placed in recovery room and none of them was misplaced, he added.