Day-case laparoscopy in a Ghanaian teaching hospital: the patient's perspective.

@article{Nkyekyer1996DaycaseLI,
  title={Day-case laparoscopy in a Ghanaian teaching hospital: the patient's perspective.},
  author={Kobinah Nkyekyer},
  journal={Tropical doctor},
  year={1996},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={147-50}
}
A questioning survey was carried out to determine the acceptability to patients of various aspects of day-case laparoscopy in Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. One hundred consecutive patients were interviewed within 2 weeks after operation. Sources of dissatisfaction include inadequate explanation about the operation and its aftermath, hospital reporting time, the waiting times at various stages of the process, the mechanism for sending patients from the ward to the theatre and the total length of… CONTINUE READING