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Author Goodman, Terri, author.
Title Essentials of perioperative nursing / Terri Goodman, Cynthia Spry.
Imprint Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2017]
Edition Sixth edition.
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Phys. Description 1 online resource (xii, 375 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to perioperative nursing -- Preparing the patient for surgery -- Prevention of infection : instrument processing -- Aseptic practices : preparing the sterile field and the patient for surgery -- Prevention of injury : positioning the patient for surgery -- Prevention of retained surgical items -- Prevention of injury : hemostasis, tourniquets, and electrosurgical equipment -- Effective management of surgical instrumentation -- Prevention of injury : wound management -- Prevention of injury : anesthesia and medication safety -- Environment of care and life safety.
Summary This guide to the operating room orientation process is an educational companion tool designed to provide a framework for developing an educational program or supplementing an existing one, a resource to facilitate independent study, and an on-going reference for OR nursing staff. Each chapter provides an outline, lesson content, programmed instructional exercises, test, references, and information that is basic, significant, and essential to each topic. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Perioperative Nursing.
Clinical Competence.
Genre Programmed Instruction.
Alt Author Spry, Cynthia, author.
ISBN 9781284079821
1284079821
9781284079838 (electronic bk.)
128407983X (electronic bk.)
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