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Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society Journal

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 111–113 | Cite as

A simplified scoring system for the post-operative recovery room

  • D. J. Steward
Article

Summary

A new and very simple scoring system for recording post-anaesthetic recovery is described. When numerical values are assigned to factors indicating recovery, progress or lack of it is obvious. The record may have medico-legal value. It can be incorporated into the Recovery Room Record.

Keywords

Nursing Staff Recovery Room Recovery Score Room Nursing Covered Patient 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Canadian Anesthesiologists 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Steward
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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