Recovery following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in either a 23 hour or an 8 hour facility.

@article{Young2001RecoveryFL,
  title={Recovery following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in either a 23 hour or an 8 hour facility.},
  author={Jeanne A. Young and BRIAN A. O'CONNELL},
  journal={Journal of quality in clinical practice},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 1-2},
  pages={2-7; discussion 8}
}
Research confirms that laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) results in shorter lengths of hospital stay and earlier return to usual activity than the traditional cholecystectomy procedure. Research in this area, however, focuses more on the medical aspects of patient recovery, but very few studies have evaluated how these patients manage their recovery at home or what types of problems they encounter. A total of 28 LC patients were randomly assigned to two groups: (1) 23 h stay (overnight) in a… CONTINUE READING

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