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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.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: International urogynecology journal
To determine the effects of exercise training that was supported with follow-up calls at home on the postoperative level of physical activity and quality of life of women with breast cancer.
The purpose of the study was to determine variables associated with attending postoperative clinic follow-up (POFU) in pediatric surgical patients, predictors of clinical value, and visit cost estimat...
Gabapentin is an adjuvant antiepileptic agent and helps to reduce acute postoperative pain in several surgery settings. However, the effect of gabapentin on postoperative pain from suboccipital or sub...
Peri-operative dexmedetomidine can reduce rates of delirium immediately after surgery. We aimed to assess the effect of dexmedetomidine on cognition up to six postoperative months and its association ...
Postoperative delirium is a prevalent and disabling mental disorder in patients undergoing on-pump cardiac surgery. There is some evidence that the use of pharmacological interventions may reduce the ...
This study seeks to determine if postoperative phone calls by a physician affect outcomes in hand surgery.
This prospective, randomized control trial will evaluate patient satisfaction with the number of postoperative follow up visits after minimally invasive hysterectomy for the treatment of n...
Substantial respiratory morbidity has been associated with postoperative residual paralysis, which is fairly common after general anesthesia involving a neuromuscular blocking agent. Commo...
The intrathecal administration of morphine is gaining popularity. It is easy to do and can reduce the pain after surgery up to 24 hours. However, it causes postoperative nausea and vomitin...
In 2015, more than 50% of surgical procedures were performed in outpatient settings. Successful pain management after outpatient surgery is crucial, and requires a perfect cooperation betw...
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).
Abdominal symptoms after removal of the GALLBLADDER. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as COLIC, bloating, NAUSEA, and VOMITING. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes JAUNDICE. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal.
Emesis and queasiness occurring after anesthesia.
Pain during the period after surgery.
The period following a surgical operation.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...