Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
surgical patients at Wake Forest Baptist Medical receive post-anesthesia care
either in the outpatient holding/recovery area or in the PACU. Either way you
will be tended by specially trained nursing staff and a board certified
anesthesiologist until you are able to be discharged or moved to a hospital
signs will be closely monitored.
receive additional medication as necessary for pain control, nausea, and/or