Postoperative Patient Care

SURGERY

Postoperative Patient Care

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the provision of safe and readily available postoperative or post-procedure care by the physician who performed the surgery or procedure or by an appropriately licensed MD, DO, NP, or PA capable of providing the requisite postoperative or post-procedure care under a formal arrangement with the physician who performed the surgery or procedure; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes actions by physicians performing surgery or procedures to avoid responsibility for postoperative care.

(Resolution 8-1986, adopted 5/3/86)
(revised, Report Q-2000, Item 52, adopted 11/12/00)
(revised, Report R-2006, Item 3, adopted 10/29/2006)
(reaffirmed, Report H-2011, Item 3-14, adopted 10/23/2011)
(technical correction, Board Report-2018, Item 182, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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