Development and evaluation of an "Interdisciplinary Postoperative Support Program" in outpatient clinics after thoracic esophagectomy.

@article{Fujita2017DevelopmentAE,
  title={Development and evaluation of an "Interdisciplinary Postoperative Support Program" in outpatient clinics after thoracic esophagectomy.},
  author={Takeo Fujita and Yoko Iida and Chiharu Tanaka and Kumi Nakamura and Keiko Yamanaka and Junya Ueno and Yoshie Iino and Haruka Chitose and Hatoe Sakamoto and Hiroyuki Daiko},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={43},
  pages={58-66}
}
BACKGROUND To support patients discharged from the hospital after surgery, we launched an "Interdisciplinary Postoperative Support Program" in outpatient clinics for patients who were discharged within 1 month after thoracic esophagectomy and their families. We introduce our program and clarify the patient's physical and psychologic status by analyzing the… CONTINUE READING