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Table 5 Symptoms delaying discharge

From: Enhanced recovery in colorectal surgery: a multicentre study

Total (n = 300) Number of patients Percentage
Vomiting or nausea 36 12
Fatigue 20 6.7
Fever of unknown origin 14 4.7
Constipation 9 3
Dizziness 6 2
Pain 6 2
Urine retention 5 1.7
Depression, confusion 4 1.3
Diarrhoea 3 1
Scant diuresis 3 1
Other symptoms 26 8.7
Total 94 31.3
  1. Note: some patients presented more than one symptom.