Guidelines on Postoperative Care
Diagnostic and therapeutic facilities have been continuously improving thanks to new scientific and technological knowledge. Further progress may come from an improvement in organisation and allowing a more correct and rational utilization of the available resources. This implies the necessity to pay attention to the planning and location of structures, to the service delivery and to the utilization and education of staff. It is necessary, in the health care system, to point out redundant and useless activities, staff improper use, lacking utilization in technology and to establish who, where, how, and why an activity must be carried out. Likewise, guidelines to guarantee the best efficiency, efficacy, and quality are needed. It is important to attempt a global approach to all activities, qualifying them from the medical and structural point of view.
KeywordsPostoperative Period Recovery Room Functional Residual Capacity Patient Control Analgesia Post Operative Nausea
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