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Postoperative medications 

Postoperative medications
Postoperative medications

Ben Shelley

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date: 19 September 2020

Postoperative critical care involves getting the basics right, attention to detail, and avoidance of omissions. Most postoperative medications are prescribed according to a standard protocol. Cardiac surgical patients are commonly on numerous medications, some of which must be continued into the postoperative period and others which should be stopped. This chapter covers the common drugs prescribed in the postoperative period after cardiac surgery.

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