recovery room


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recovery room

[ri′kəv·ə·rē ‚rüm]
(medicine)
A hospital room in which surgical patients are kept during the period immediately following an operation for care and recovery from anesthesia.
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At admission to the recovery room, the following Kappa coefficients were estimated: raising head (-0.
This would also promote both recovery room skills and a paediatric speciality.
Most of them (7 of 9; 78%) received acetaminophen in the OR; the remaining 2 (22%) received it in the recovery room.
Weber's study, patients assessed their pain about every 15 minutes during an average 2-hour recovery room stay after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, a surgery chosen because there is "very little variability in how it's done," he said.
In many cases, the IV and the ventilator are discontinued in the recovery room (or the IV fluids are continued after the patient leaves the recovery room only until the existing bag is empty).
All of the Insuflow patients were out of the recovery room within 2 hours, and 89% were out within an hour.
Medical assistant Teresa Jensen told the court that Herron was in pain and frightened as she lay in the recovery room, the Republic reported.
It is equipped with a surgical suite, laser treatment centre, a recovery room and a 48-seat classroom.
In the recovery room, Sloan looks weary, but his spirits are up.
After a few hours in the recovery room, the patient usually gets to go home - for plenty of rest and relaxation.