Clinical utility of an undersized nurse-operated recovery room in the postoperative course: results from an Italian community setting.

PURPOSE In Europe, standardized criteria for recovery room (RR) requirements have not been established. The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical utility of an undersized nurse-operated RR in an Italian community hospital. DESIGN Single-center observational study. METHODS A total of 1,945 consecutive surgical patients admitted to the RR at… CONTINUE READING