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Perioperative care 

Perioperative care
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Perioperative care
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Patrick J O’Dwyer

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199571772.003.010
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date: 22 February 2020

Tubes and drains 436

Mechanical bowel preparation 438

Antibiotic prophylaxis 440

Thromboprophylaxis 442

Perioperative nutrition 444

Analgesia 446

Laparoscopic colorectal surgery 448

Enhanced recovery after surgery 450

General complications 452

Post-operative ileus 456

Anastomotic leak 458

Adhesions 462

Incisional hernia 464

Intraoperative/miscellaneous complications 468

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