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Case 6 - A 55-Year-Old Woman Inquires about Your Institution’s Protocols for Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2021

Todd R. Jenkins
Affiliation:
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lisa Keder
Affiliation:
Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus
Abimola Famuyide
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Kimberly S. Gecsi
Affiliation:
Medical College of Wisconsin
David Chelmow
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Summary

A 55-year-old woman presents to the office to discuss a scheduled total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingectomy that is planned due to uterine fibroids and pressure symptoms. She has no contributory past surgical history and has no known drug allergies. The patient has severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and was told by her primary care provider to never take ibuprofen. During preoperative counseling, she enquires about your institution’s protocols for enhanced recovery after surgery.

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Surgical Gynecology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 15 - 17
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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