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Title Manual of perioperative care : an essential guide / edited by Kate Woodhead, Lesley K. Fudge
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, 2012
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Contents About the Editors -- Contributors -- Foreword 1 Jane H. Reid -- Foreword 2 Professor Lord Ara Darzi -- Section 1. Foundation for Safe Perioperative Care -- 1. The Context of Perioperative Care -- What is Perioperative Practice -- Where Does it Take Place -- The Patient's Perspective -- Consent and Competence -- Evidence-Based Practice and Clinical Effectiveness -- 2. Preoperative Assessment -- Patient Preparation for Anaesthetic and Surgery -- Definition of Patient Preparation -- Aims and Objectives of Patient Preparation -- Inter-professional Teamwork
Enhanced RecoveryCollating the Patient Information -- History Taking -- Observations -- Examination -- Investigations -- Medication and Allergies -- Education -- Discharge Planning -- Determining the Outcome from Patient Preparation -- Anaesthetic Consultation/Referral -- Recording the Findings -- External Factors Required at Time of Patient Preparation -- Legal Issues Related to Patient Preparation -- Summary -- 3. Communication -- Introduction -- Consent -- Confidentiality -- Documentation -- Communication -- Teamwork and Communication in Practice -- 4. The Perioperative Environment -- Division of. the Operating Theatre Environment
Core Functions of Each AreaBuilding Notes -- Areas to Consider -- Patient Flow -- Waste -- Section 2. Infection Prevention in Perioperative Care -- 5. Infection Prevention -- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health -- Risk Assessment in the Perioperative Environment -- Standard Precautions -- Ventilation -- Staff Movement within the Perioperative Environment -- Cleaning and Ventilation for 'Dirty' or Infected Cases -- Cleaning Routines -- Aseptic Technique -- Theatre Attire -- The Area of Sterility (the Sterile Field) -- Setting the Instrument Trolley -- Sharps Safety -- Patient Preparation
6. Introduction to Decontamination and SterilisationWhat is Decontamination and Sterilisation -- The Need for Decontamination and Sterilisation -- A Brief History of Decontamination and Sterilisation -- The Legislative Framework -- Locations for Decontamination and Sterilisation -- Decontamination/Sterilisation Methods -- Inspection -- Packaging Types -- Sterilisation Methods -- Transport and Distribution -- Storage -- New Instruments and Manufacturers Reprocessing Instructions -- Prion Disease and vCJD -- Tracking and Traceability -- Should I Use the Instrument -- 7. Wound Healing and Surgical Site Infection -- Introduction
Principles of Wound HealingTypes of Wound Closure -- Wound Infection -- Definition of Surgical Site Infection -- Surgical Site Infection Surveillance Schemes -- Saving Lives Care Bundle to Reduce Surgical Site Infection -- Summary -- Section 3. Patient Safety and Managing Risks in Perioperative Care -- 8. Preoperative Care -- Models of Surgical Care -- Day-Case and Short-Stay Facilities -- Inpatient Surgery and Day of Admission -- Classification of Surgery Urgency and Implications for Care -- Admission to the Ward or Department -- Preoperative Care Assessment -- Preparing for Discharge
Contemporary Modalities in Preoperative Care
Summary 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 boo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Therapeutics, Surgical -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical care.
Risk management.
Perioperative Care
Infection Control
Patient Care
Risk Management
risk management.
MEDICAL -- Prosthesis.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Risk management
Medical care
Therapeutics, Surgical
Perioperative Phase
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Woodhead, Kate
Fudge, Lesley K
LC no. 2012005849
ISBN 9781118302194