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Consumer acceptability of day care after operations for hernia or varicose veins.
  1. W M Garraway,
  2. C Cuthbertson,
  3. N Fenwick,
  4. C V Ruckley,
  5. R J Prescott


    The opinions of patients and of caring persons (usually relatives) were sought in this trial of different methods of providing care for 360 patients after operations for hernia or varicose veins. Analysis of patients' opinions suggested that day care was the most acceptable of the three types of care examined. The reactions of caring persons did not reveal any major criticisms or disadvantages.

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