Perioperative Nursing Core Curriculum / Edition 1

Perioperative Nursing Core Curriculum / Edition 1

by AORN
     
 

Effective both as an introductory guide for nurses new to the discipline, and as a review for experienced perioperative nurses, this one-of-a-kind core reference presents the required knowledge and clinical skills for perioperative nursing. It identifies AORN Standards and Recommended Practices as they relate to specific subjects within the specialty. The book… See more details below

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Effective both as an introductory guide for nurses new to the discipline, and as a review for experienced perioperative nurses, this one-of-a-kind core reference presents the required knowledge and clinical skills for perioperative nursing. It identifies AORN Standards and Recommended Practices as they relate to specific subjects within the specialty. The book discusses historical, technical, and professional aspects of perioperative nursing, as well as educational issues. Plus, each chapter features 2 practice scenarios that demonstrate how the concepts apply to specific patient situations. Individual chapters cover asepsis, environmental safety, sterilization, care planning, wound closure, positioning, anesthesia, professional development, and training new perioperative nurses. In addition, readers will find controversy boxes that present opposing viewpoints on critical subjects as well as boxes and tables that highlight key information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721651972
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1History of Surgery and Perioperative Nursing1
Ch. 2Professional Perioperative Nursing Development23
Practice Scenario 147
Practice Scenario 249
Ch. 3Asepsis: Protecting the Patient, Personnel, and Environment51
Practice Scenario 186
Practice Scenario 288
Ch. 4Sterilization/Disinfection: Equipment and Instruments91
Practice Scenario 1140
Practice Scenario 2142
Ch. 5Environmental Safety in the Surgical Suite143
Practice Scenario 1182
Practice Scenario 2184
Ch. 6Planning Perioperative Patient Care187
Practice Scenario 1207
Practice Scenario 2209
Ch. 7Anesthesia and Perioperative Nursing Care211
Practice Scenario 1248
Practice Scenario 2250
Ch. 8Surgical Patient Intraoperative Positioning253
Practice Scenario 1292
Practice Scenario 2294
Ch. 9Surgical Wound Management297
Practice Scenario 1345
Practice Scenario 2347
Ch. 10Perioperative Clinical Education349
Glossary365
Index371

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