Recovery in Different Branches of Surgery

  • Roger Eltringham
  • Michael Durkin
  • Sue Andrewes
  • William Casey

Abstract

Many patients will present for emergency surgery without time for adequate pre-operative preparation. In some cases, history taking will have been inadequate and previous records may be unavailable. In these circumstances, potentially dangerous situations may surface for the first time during the recovery period.

Keywords

Catheter Dopamine Hydrocortisone Respiration Dehydration 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Eltringham
    • 1
  • Michael Durkin
    • 1
  • Sue Andrewes
    • 2
  • William Casey
    • 1
  1. 1.Gloucestershire Royal HospitalGloucesterUK
  2. 2.Recovery UnitWhipps Cross HospitalLondonUK

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