recovery room

Peters, Michael
June 2004
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p651
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for "recovery room" is presented. It refers to a hospital unit located near operating theatres and delivery rooms which has specialized equipment and staff trained in the monitoring and care of women who have just given birth and postoperative patients. When the patients are considered to be in a sufficiently safe and stable condition, they leave the recovery room to return to general nursing care.


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