Figure 3-1. Typical recovery room.
Walls and ceiling painted in soft pleasing colors.
Sound proof ceiling.
Equipment that controls or eliminates noises.
Section II. COMPLICATIONS IN THE RECOVERY ROOM
COMPLICATIONS TO BE PREVENTED FOR THE SURGICAL PATIENT IN
THE RECOVERY ROOM
The first hours after surgery require alert attention to prevent occurrence of
complications that may happen while the patient is in the recovery room. Each nurse
will be able to relate to the complications that are respiratory distress and hypovolemic