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Manual of perioperative care [electronic resource] : an essential guide /
edited by Kate Woodhead, Lesley K. Fudge.
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
description
xvi, 325 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
ISBN
9780470659182 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
isbn
9780470659182 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
9546783
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Kate Woodhead runs a Healthcare Consultancy business specialising in the perioperative field. She is a former President of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (2002-2006), and between 1998-2001 served as National Association of Theatre Nurses, Chairman. Lesley Fudge is an Independent Consultant and past National Secretary of AfPP (formerly NATN) and is the Vice Chairman of the Latex Allergy Support Group. She was also a co-founder and past CEO of Friends of African Nursing and served as Treasurer of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses.
Reviews
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20.11.12 Review copy sent to Nursing Standard
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Reference & Research Book News, December 2012
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Summaries
Main Description
Manual of Perioperative Care is a comprehensive manual of principles of care designed to support the clinical practice of perioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operating department practitioners. This book sets out to meet the needs of those studying perioperative practice as well as those who would like an up to date comprehensive reference on their bookshelf. It covers the fundamentals involved in perioperative practice, setting modern surgical care into its complete environment and context. With a practical, accessible focus, aided by full colour illustrations, this book follows the journey that the patient makes through their surgical care, with sections on: The foundation for safe and effective perioperative care Infection prevention and control Patient safety and managing risks Different patient care groups Approaches to surgery This book will be essential reading for all students on perioperative courses, and newly qualified perioperative nurses and operating department practitioners.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This is a comprehensive manual of principles of care designed to support the clinical practice of perioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operating department practitioners.
Main Description
Manual of Perioperative Care is a comprehensive manual of principles of care designed to support the clinical practice of perioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operating department practitioners. This book meets the needs of those studying perioperative practice as well as those who would like an up-to-date comprehensive reference on their bookshelf. It covers the fundamentals of perioperative practice, placing them within the wider context of modern surgical care. With a practical, accessible focus, aided by full colour illustrations, this book follows the journey that the patient makes through their surgical care, with sections on: The foundation for safe and effective perioperative care Infection prevention and control Patient safety and managing risks Different patient care groups Approaches to surgery This book is essential reading for all students on perioperative courses, as well as newly qualified perioperative nurses and operating department practitioners.
Table of Contents
About the Editorsp. viii
Contributorsp. ix
Foreword 1p. xv
Foreword 2p. xvii
Foundation for Safe Perioperative Carep. 1
The Context of Perioperative Carep. 3
Preoperative Assessmentp. 11
Communicationp. 23
The Perioperative Environmentp. 33
Infection Prevention in Perioperative Carep. 41
Infection Preventionp. 43
Introduction to Decontamination and Sterilisationp. 56
Wound Healing and Surgical Site Infectionp. 70
Patient Safety and Managing Risks in Perioperative Carep. 83
Preoperative Carep. 85
Anaesthetic Carep. 101
Medicines Managementp. 117
Fluid Replacement and Blood Transfusionp. 127
Intraoperative Carep. 135
Safer Moving and Handling and Patient Positioningp. 141
Pressure Area Care and Tissue Viabilityp. 151
Thermoregulationp. 157
Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxisp. 163
Care of Surgical Instrumentsp. 171
Swab and Instrument Countp. 177
Care of Specimensp. 184
Managing High-Risk Equipmentp. 190
Medical Imaging and Radiationp. 203
Death in the Perioperative Environmentp. 213
Postoperative Carep. 219
Pain Managementp. 239
Different Patient Care Groupsp. 253
Neonatal Surgeryp. 255
Paediatric Surgeryp. 263
Care of the Adolescent in Surgeryp. 271
Care of the Elderly Patientp. 279
Bariatric Surgeryp. 285
Perioperative Care of the Pregnant Womanp. 293
Different Approaches to Surgeryp. 299
Key Principles of Laparoscopic Surgeryp. 301
Key Principles of Endoscopic Surgeryp. 308
Indexp. 320
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