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Computer simulation to determine how rapid anesthetic recovery protocols to decrease the time for emergence or increase the phase I postanesthesia care unit bypass rate affect staffing of an ambulatory surgery center.
Use of fentanyl and use of oxycodone while in the postanesthesia care unit did not differ significantly between groups.
IVPCA and PCEA duration were calculated in hours from the time the patient left the postanesthesia care unit to the last documentation of the intervention or specific documentation of discontinuance.
Mother, father, and baby leave the OR and go to the obstetric postanesthesia care unit.
1, the Joint Commission is requiring hospitals to set specific goals to improve patient flow, which include ensuring the availability of patient beds and maintaining proper throughput in laboratories, operating rooms, inpatient units, telemetry, radiology, and the postanesthesia care unit.
Residual neuromuscular blockade and critical respiratory events in the postanesthesia care unit.
In most humanitarian contexts outcome data are difficult to collect, which means that structural and process indicators are even more important, as are minimum standards for essential items such as water, a blood bank, electricity, sterilisation equipment and a postanesthesia care unit.
The specific work areas were the OR, postanesthesia care unit, ICU, and emergency department.
The postanesthesia care unit (PACU) is designed as the heart of the department, as all patients must pass through the PACU before and after surgery.