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Postoperative Care

"Postoperative Care" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Postoperative Care" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Postoperative Care" was a major or minor topic of these publication.