Postoperative anesthesia care unit (PACU)

Known as: Hospital Recovery Room, Rooms, Recovery, pacu 
Hospital unit providing continuous monitoring of the patient following anesthesia.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES To determine whether the implementation of a standardized handover protocol could reduce the number of errors… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Program has set the aggressive goal of producing marketable net-zero… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The patient was a 58-yr-old, 82-kg, 170-cm male who presented for arthroscopic repair of a torn rotator cuff in the right… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Both general and nerve block anesthesia are effective for shoulder surgery. For outpatient surgery, it is important to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Awareness with recall after general anesthesia is an infrequent, but well described, phenomenon that may result in posttraumatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Residual neuromuscular blockade remains a problem even after short surgical procedures. The train-of-four (TOF) ratio… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Data from the National Center for Health Statistics reveals that approximately 800,000 groin hernia repairs were completed in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Although intravenous morphine titration is widely used to obtain rapid and complete postoperative pain relief, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility of bypassing damaged photoreceptors and electrically stimulating the remaining viable… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The purpose of this study was to assess the change of platelet and fibrinogen concentrations and the change of activities of… (More)
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