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During, relating to, or denoting the period following a surgical operation.‘post-operative care’
- ‘Some of the patients in their early post-operative period will have some mild irritation.’
- ‘No robust evidence exists for the optimal period for maintaining post-operative suction drainage.’
- ‘The trend is for hearing to continue to improve as the post-operative period increases.’
- ‘My wife received post-operative chemotherapy from these medical oncologists, seven months after having that metastatic tumour surgically excised.’
- ‘Resources need to be allocated for effective post-operative follow-up so that evaluation of ENT surgery can be conducted.’
- ‘Adjuvant post-operative radiation therapy was administered because resection margins were positive.’
- ‘Improved quality of care may account for the decrease in mortality, through new technologies or improved perioperative and post-operative care, or both.’
- ‘The preoperative nurse teaches the patient what to expect in the preoperative and post-operative areas.’
- ‘The threshold improvements were greater in the latter study, however, the post-operative assessment period was not clearly specified.’
- ‘This was then followed by or mixed with a description of the operation, post-operative care and risks - all in 15 minutes or under.’
- ‘The post-operative period is often shorter and smoother as well, he adds.’
- ‘They appealed for antibiotics, surgical sutures and intravenous drugs needed for post-operative care.’
- ‘The condition can lead to serious post-operative complications, including congestive heart failure or stroke.’
- ‘It consisted of 24 rooms located on one ward for each of the pre- and post-operative care areas, plus one room for resuscitation if required.’
- ‘Treatment should be continued throughout the period of post-operative care until the risk of deep vein thrombosis has diminished.’
- ‘Usually, a narcotic is given for immediate post-operative pain relief.’
- ‘Patients were also recommended to regularly visit the respective hospitals for post-operative care.’
- ‘They can be operated on, but it's off to the theatre and a general anaesthetic and a painful post-operative period.’
- ‘One patient was assessed with tumour extending to the resection margin and was given post-operative radiotherapy.’
- ‘The patient had an uncomplicated post-operative course and underwent chemotherapy’
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