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Table 3 Daily assessment form: from operation day to discharge day

From: Electroacupuncture for postoperative pain and gastrointestinal motility after laparoscopic appendectomy (AcuLap): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Operation POD1 POD2 POD3 POD4 POD5 ……. Discharge
Pain score (VAS) 1) Morning: ___         
2) Mid-day: ___
3) Evening: ___
IV analgesics ___/day         
Nausea/vomiting Nausea: No/Yes(___/day) Vomiting: No/Yes(___/day)         
Bowel motility (bowel sound/minute) 1) Morning: __/min         
2) Mid-day: __/min
3) Evening: __/min
Intestinal passage Flatus: Yes(___/day)/No         
Stool: Yes(___/day)/No
Tolerability to liquid Yes/No         
Tolerability to soft diet Yes/No         
Mobilization and self-care Yes/No         
Postoperative complications (Accordion classification) No/ 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5         
Fulfillment of defined discharge criteria ___/total(5)         
Patient’s agreement to discharge Yes/No         
  1. VAS visual analogue scale, POD postoperative day