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Nurs Stand. 2008 Oct 22-28;23(7):41-8; quiz 50.

Care of patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester. lisa.bloxham@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Abstract

This article discusses laparoscopic cholecystectomy, or surgical removal of the gall bladder through a process also known as keyhole surgery. It explains the pre- and post-operative nursing care of patients undergoing this surgery. The anaesthetic considerations and operative technique are also described.

PMID:
18988582
DOI:
10.7748/ns2008.10.23.7.41.c6711
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