Major ambulatory surgery of the orthopedic patient.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Orthopedic procedures that have been performed satisfactorily in an ambulatory setting are described. Ambulatory orthopedic surgery involves the same principles as inpatient orthopedic surgery. Explicit postoperative instructions to the patient and family member and the postoperative dressing are two factors of great importance in the ambulatory unit.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lang, SN; Bruch, RF

Published Date

  • August 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 67 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 841 - 864

PubMed ID

  • 3603335

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0039-6109

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0039-6109(16)44288-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States