Recovery and Day Surgery
Almost 50% of all elective surgery in the UK is now performed on a day-stay basis, facilities ranging from free-standing, purpose-built premises to day wards within a hospital site using dedicated lists in the main theatre suite. It is an efficient way of utilising resources and patient satisfaction can be very high. Since much of the preparation and late recovery of the patient must take place outside the hospital, meticulous organisation is essential and the provision of detailed information for patient, carer and community-health workers is vital.
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