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After your gynecologic surgery: What to expect during your hospital stay  
Abstract:  This handout explains what to expect after gynecologic surgery at UW Medical Center and how to plan for recovery at home. It includes a brief description of UWMC care team members, what it means to be in a "teaching hospital," how long to expect to stay in the hospital, pain management concerns, and activity recommendations.
Author: Gynecologic Oncology/6NE/7SE
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2007, August 1, 2016
UWMC Availability:  Gynecologic Oncology/6NE/7SE; 7SE (Gyn-Oncology, Heme Oncology, Radiation Oncology); 6NE (General Medicine, Gynecologic Onc)
General Topics:  Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders; Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Self Care; Pain; Gynecologic Surgery; Activities of Daily Living
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Women; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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