A 10-year-old obese boy is in the recovery room after undergoing a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy for obstructive sleep apnea. The majority of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhages are MOST likely to occur within what time period following surgery?


A) Within the first 30 minutes
B) Within the first hour
C) Within the first 6 hours
D) Within the first 24 hours