Postoperative care of the trauma patient


Journal Article

The postoperative care of the trauma patient requires an understanding of the use of analgesics, sedatives, and neuromuscular blocking agents, as well as principles of nutritional and metabolic support. Complications in the postoperative period, despite attempts to prevent them, are common. Anticipation, early recognition, and treatment of complications are essential to successful clinical outcomes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vaslef, SN; Vender, JS

Published Date

  • January 1, 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 239 - 256

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0889-8537

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0889-8537(05)70397-7

Citation Source

  • Scopus