TITLE

Helping your patient through her hysterectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Holden, Linda S.
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
RN;Sep83, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on hysterectomy. Impact of the extent of the surgery on the post-operation course; Determinants of post-surgical recovery; Immediate post-operation concern. INSETS: The emotional implications of hysterectomy;The anatomy and physiology of a hysterectomy;Looking for the cause of abdominal pressure.
ACCESSION #
4928506

 

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