Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide

Editor/Author Criscitelli, Theresa
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-614009-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 49
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2021
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Featuring essential information needed daily to provide optimal care to every patient, this guide is newly updated to reflect the 2017 Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) guidelines with current, evidence-based clinical practice knowledge.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword - Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMSLO, FAAN
  • Foreword - Caroline Kaufmann, RN, CNOR
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • PART I: PERSONAL AND PATIENT PREPARATION
  • 1. Surgical Attire
  • 2. Preoperative Considerations
  • 3. Patient Positioning
  • 4. Surgical Skin Preparation
  • 5. Draping the Patient for Surgery
  • PART II: ENVIRONMENT AND PROCESSING CONSIDERATIONS
  • 6. Operating Room Environment Requirements
  • 7. Sterile Technique
  • 8. Sterilization and Central Processing
  • 9. Surgical Supplies
  • PART III: SURGICAL BASICS
  • 10. Basic Surgical Procedures
  • 11. Surgical Instrumentation
  • 12. Electrosurgery
  • 13. Surgical Energy and Stapling Devices
  • 14. Surgical Dressings
  • PART IV: ADDITIONAL OPERATING ROOM CONSIDERATIONS
  • 15. Medications
  • 16. Anesthesia
  • 17. Complications and Emergencies in the Operating Room
  • 18. Legal Aspects of Operating Room Practice
  • Bibliography