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  • s  happening or done after a surgical operation
    postoperative complications
    postoperative care

  • All patients received routine postoperative care.
  • There was less postoperative pain.
  • Because open-heart surgery has a massive impact on the system, surgeons routinely keep close watch on the patient's bodily functions during the postoperative period.
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  • Smoking and neurosurgical outcomes
    ( Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group ) Researchers found strong evidence for the association between active smoking and perioperative complications throughout the surgical literature. On the basis of their findings -- higher rates of intraoperative blood loss, greater need for intraoperative transfusions, higher rates of postoperative complications, and, in some patients with cranial ...
    June 18, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Ophthalmology Volume 51, Issue 07: Management of Glaucoma.
    Janet B. Serle, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Director, Glaucoma Clinical and Research Fellowships, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, presented on Glaucoma Medications and Postoperative Management for Filtration Surgery. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 15, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Gianni Letta in CBS News
    I entered Gemelli very somber and sad, and I leave very satisfied,Letta said. "Doctors are very satisfied both at how he got through the operation and in these first hours of the postoperative phase."
  • John Updike in Rolling Stone
    Updike begins the piece, "In becoming an icon, it is useful to die young, and Andy Warhol managed this in the nick of time, at the age of fifty-eight, with the help of lifelong frailty and some negligent postoperative care at New York Hospital."

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