How to give advices on physical activities to patients after a surgical operation
After a surgical operation, the surgeon-physician should give advices on the physical activities that the patient can do and on what to avoid or minimize. A physical activity refers to a bodily movement produced by the skeletal muscles. The physical activity in daily life can be planned and unplanned. It may be associated with personal body needs and wants; household chores; occupation; exercises; sports; sex; etc. The intensity of the physical activity is dependent on the amount of energy and effort exerted. It may be categorized into low (such as light walking); moderate (such as mopping the floor); and vigorous (such as playing basketball).
Aside from advising what physical activities that a patient can do and what to avoid or minimize, the surgeon-physician should also give advice on when the patient can resume all the health-promoting physical…
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