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ICU Management

Protocol Overhaul: Rethinking Pre-Surgical Routines

2014 27 Jun

Despite the trauma associated with invasive surgery, standard surgical protocols often restrict a patient’s diet and exercise before and after an operation. Doctors are beginning to question the wisdom behind such procedures, which were probably originally put in place to benefit surgeons more than patients. If patients are able to prepare for and... Read more