Review of Perioperative Nursing

Author
By Bettyann Hutchisson, RN, BSN, CNOR, Mark L. Phippen, RN, MN, CNOR and Maryann Papanier Wells, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN
9780721634135
Publication Date
05-01-2000
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  • Developed to meet the needs of practicing nurses studying for the CNOR exam, and those seeking to update their understanding of perioperative nursing.
  • Each exercise helps readers to review such essential skills as patient assessment and diagnosis, planning patient care, transferring the patient, assisting the anesthetist, patient and family teaching, creating and maintaining a sterile field, handling tissues with instruments, facilitating postoperative care, and much more.
  • Readers can also test their knowledge of how each of these skills applies to the full range of surgical specialities, from cardiac and gynecologic to transplantation and vascular - and more!
  • This superb review tool addresses the multiple facets of perioperative nursing, from creating and maintaining a sterile field to caring for the patient following the procedure. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction followed by a series of test questions concerning the chapter topic. Answers and rationales for the questions appear at the end of the chapter. An ideal resource for CNOR exam preparation!
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780721634135
    Author Informaiton By Bettyann Hutchisson, RN, BSN, CNOR, Nurse Clinician, Perioperative Education, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX; Mark L. Phippen, RN, MN, CNOR, Clinical Educator, Valleylab, Inc., Boulder, CO and Maryann Papanier Wells, PhD, RN, FAAN, Nurse Manager, Perioperative Nursing, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Table of Content Preparation of the Patient for the Procedure: Legal and Ethical Considerations · Preparation of the Patient for the Procedures: Physical, Physiological, and Emotional Considerations · Transferring the Patient · Assisting the Anesthesia Provider · Establishing and Maintaining a Sterile Field · Performing Sponge, Sharp, and Instrument Counts · Providing Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies · Administering Drugs and Solutions · Physiologically Monitoring the Patient · Monitoring and Controlling the Environment · Positioning the Patient · Handling Cultures and Specimins · Handling Tissues with Instruments · Providing Hemostasis · Facilitating Care after the Operative or Invasive Procedure
    Publication Date 05-01-2000
    Pages 600
    Trim 260 x 184 (7 1/4 x 10 1/4)
    Stock Status In Stock
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