Postsurgical scoliosis care may not require ICU, study says

04/22/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

Pediatric patients who had surgery for idiopathic scoliosis and were cared for in a general hospital unit needed less medication, required fewer blood tests and had shorter lengths of stay, compared with those who received postoperative care in an ICU, researchers from Children's Hospital Los Angeles reported in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. The study team said ICU care would be appropriate for some patients, such as those with postsurgical complications.

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