EDUCATE YOUR PATIENTS MORE EFFICIENTLY BY DIGITIZING CARE PATHWAYS, COLLECT PATIENT REPORTED OUTCOMES AND IMPROVE SURGERY EXPERIENCES
Gastrointestinal surgery is a treatment for diseases of the parts of the body involved in digestion. This includes the esophagus (ee-sof-uh-gus), stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and rectum. It also includes the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Surgery may be used to remove a cancerous or noncancerous growth or damaged part of the body, such as the intestine. It may also be used to repair a problem like a hernia (a hole or weak spot in the wall of the abdomen). Minor surgical procedures are used to screen and diagnose problems of the digestive system.
Important tasks in gastro surgery care process
Before gastrointestinal surgery
- Understand procedure information
- Familiarize with nutrition and medication instructions
After gastrointestinal surgery
- Providing necessary recovery and wound healing instructions
- Providing timely nutrition and medication information
- Tracking pain diary