Sometimes the successful outcome of a surgery, be it the physical outcome, meeting patient/parent expectations, or garnering patient/parent compliance, has as much to do with the aftercare as anything else. A presentable dressing, clear and written patient/parent care instructions, and a description of the course of healing will go a long way toward patient/parent compliance and reducing the number of unscheduled follow-ups.
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