Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420

Titu L

  • Research Article
    Optimization of Peri-Operative Hdu Care for Elective Colorectal Patients
    Author(s): Siddique K, Cheema MR, Bapat P and Titu LSiddique K, Cheema MR, Bapat P and Titu L

    Background: Despite recent advances,high-risk patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery still have significant morbidity and mortality. For patients electively admitted to level II care, premature discharge can contribute to poor outcomes. Objectives: The main objectives were to review the level II care provided to high-risk elective colorectal patients with regards to their timing of discharge from the HDU and rate of post-operative complications, re-admissions, total length of stay (LOS) and mortality. Methods: All elective colorectal patients admitted to HDU during 2010 were included. Patients were divided into two groups with regards to their stay on HDU: Group1 ≤ 48 hrs and Group2 >48 hrs. Data regarding demographics, post-operative complications, LOS, re-admission to HDU and mortality were collect.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000188

    Abstract PDF

Relevant Topics