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Surgical Care
After Surgery: Discomforts and Complications
After Surgery: Discomforts and Complications What are some common postoperative discomforts? The amount of discomfort f...
Checklist for Surgery/Consent Forms/Insurance Information
Checklist for Surgery/Consent Forms/Insurance Information Checklist for surgery The decision to have surgery is a very ...
Common Surgical Procedures
Common Surgical Procedures Common surgical procedures: Some of the most common surgical operations performed in the Uni...
Discharge Planning
Discharge Planning Discharge planning after surgery Once you meet the discharge criteria specified for your type of sur...
Glossary - Surgical Care
Glossary - Surgical Care A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | ...
Home Page - Surgical Care
Topic Index Surgery Statistics Surgery Overview Questions To Ask Before Surgery Preoperative Management Intraoperative ...
How Wounds Heal
How Wounds Heal Most of us take wound healing for granted. You get a small cut, clean and cover it with a bandage, and ...
Intra-Abdominal Abscess
Intra-Abdominal Abscess An intra-abdominal abscess is a collection of pus or infected fluid that is surrounded by infla...
Intraoperative Care
Intraoperative Care During your procedure, special care is taken by all members of the surgical team to ensure that no ...
Methods of Surgery
Methods of Surgery What are the different methods of surgery? With technical advances today, surgery does not necessari...
Online Resources - Surgical Care
Online Resources - Surgical Care This Web was compiled from a variety of sources including the online resources listed ...
Other Techniques of Surgery
Other Techniques of Surgery Other techniques of surgery: In addition to using traditional surgical knives in surgery, b...
Outpatient Surgery
Outpatient Surgery What is outpatient surgery? With improved technology and advances in anesthesia and pain control, ma...
Pain Management
Pain Management Pain control after surgery: Pain is your body's way of telling you something is wrong. It is normal to ...
Postoperative Management
Postoperative Management Recovering From Surgery / Intensive Care After Surgery: Discomforts and Complications Pain Man...
Preoperative Management
Preoperative Management Before any type of surgical procedure, it is important to become prepared. Listed below are con...
Preparing for Surgery
Preparing for Surgery Preparing for surgery: As with any type of surgery, there are certain preparations that need to t...
Purpose of Having Surgery
Purpose of Having Surgery What is the purpose of surgery? Surgery, whether elective or required, is done for a multitud...
Questions to Ask Before Surgery
Questions to Ask Before Surgery Important questions to ask before having surgery Millions of Americans will undergo sur...
Recovering From Surgery/Intensive Care
Recovering From Surgery/Intensive Care Recovering from surgery: Once surgery has been completed, you are brought to the...
Surgery Overview
Surgery Overview Types of Surgery The Surgical Setting Purpose of Having Surgery ...
Surgery Statistics
Surgery Statistics According to the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics, 45 million inpatient su...
Surgical Site Infections
Surgical Site Infections Your skin is a natural barrier against infection, so any surgery that causes a break in the sk...
Tests Performed Before Surgery
Tests Performed Before Surgery Many surgeons order routine laboratory tests before admission to the hospital, or even b...
The Day of Surgery/Getting Ready For Surgery/The Operating Room
The Day of Surgery/Getting Ready For Surgery/The Operating Room What to expect the day of surgery: On the day of surger...
The Surgical Setting
The Surgical Setting What will the surgical setting look like? In the past, surgery may have meant a lengthy hospital s...
The Surgical Team
The Surgical Team When a patient undergoes surgery, a team of medical staff assists the surgeon in the procedure. The n...
Topic Index - Surgical Care
Topic Index - Surgical Care Surgery Home Surgery Statistics Surgery Overview Types of Surgery The Surgical Setting Purp...
Types of Anesthesia and Your Anesthesiologist
Types of Anesthesia and Your Anesthesiologist Types of anesthesia During surgery, you will be given some form of anesth...
Types of Surgery
Types of Surgery What is surgical diagnosis? Unless it is an emergency, you and your physician may discuss surgery as a...