A patient with a diagnosis of retinal detachment has undergone a vitreoretinal procedure on an outpatient basis. What subject should the nurse prioritize during discharge education?

Answer Explanation: Patients must be educated about the signs and symptoms of complications, particularly of increasing IOP and postoperative infection. CMV is not a typical complication and the patient should not expect vision loss. Vitreoretinal procedures are not associated with high levels of pain.

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