Postoperative Quality of Recovery Scale

Quality of recovery following surgery & anaesthesia is of vital importance to improving patient outcome & clinical practice.

The PostopQRS is a measurement tool to assess multiple domains of post-operative recovery over time

Key features of the PostopQRS tool

  • Objective assessment of post-operative recovery
  • Physiologic, nociceptive, functional, cognitive, emotional recovery domains assessed as well as overall patient perspective
  • Assessment of the effects of surgery from both clinician and patient perspectives
  • Repeated measures allow for assessment over time, from immediate recovery to long-term follow up
  • Valid for use with patients aged 6 years or older
  • Available in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese
  • Easy to use
  • Takes 5-6 minutes to complete
  • Low patient refusal rate
  • Can be administered face-to-face or over the telephone

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