Postoperative management in adults


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This guideline covers: Early identification of at-risk patients; Monitoring in the postoperative period; Early recognition, investigation, and management of clinical deterioration; Identification of key physiological requirements in the postoperative period; Referral to expert care; Nutrition in the postoperative period.

Guideline No. 77, ISBN 1 899893 09 1, August 2004

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A register of interest is not available for this guideline. In line with the SIGN Document Retention Schedule (24/07/2010), after publication of this guideline, hard copies of declarations of interest were held at the SIGN Executive offices for one year. The declarations of interest were then archived for a further three years before being destroyed along with other guideline related documents. This schedule has now been revised.


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