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Follow-up postoperative calls to reduce common postoperative complaints among urogynecology patients.

07:00 EST 9th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Follow-up postoperative calls to reduce common postoperative complaints among urogynecology patients."

The purpose of our study was to identify the most common reasons why postoperative urogynecology patients called their surgeon within the first 6 weeks of surgery. We hypothesize that implementing a follow-up postoperative call (FPC) policy would decrease the number of patient-initiated calls within this postoperative period.

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Name: International urogynecology journal
ISSN: 1433-3023
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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).

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