Immediate post‐anaesthesia recovery 2013

  title={Immediate post‐anaesthesia recovery 2013},
  author={D. K. Whitaker Chair and H. Booth and P. Clyburn and W. Harrop-Griffiths and H. Hosie and B. Kilvington and M. MacMahon and P. Smedley and R. Verma},
  • D. K. Whitaker Chair, H. Booth, +6 authors R. Verma
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Anaesthesia
  • After general, epidural or spinal anaesthesia, all patients should be recovered in a specially designated area (henceforth ‘post‐anaesthesia care unit’, PACU) that complies with the standards and recommendations described in this document. The anaesthetist must formally hand over the care of a patient to an appropriately trained and registered PACU practitioner. Agreed, written criteria for discharge of patients from the PACU to the ward should be in place in all units. An effective emergency… CONTINUE READING
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