Principles of Perioperative Practice


  • Martin Hind, Senior Lecturer in Critical Care, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth, UK
  • Paul Wicker, BSc, RGN, RMN, CCNS(Operating Department Nursing), PG Cert in Teaching and Learning, RNT, Programme Leader, Operating Department Practice, Edge Hill College of Higher Education, Liverpool; Past Editor of the British Journal of Perioperative Nursing; Past Chairman, Editorial Board, National Association of Theatre Nurses; External Examiner, University of Teeside, UK


Book information

  • Published: May 2000
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06251-3

Table of Contents

Framework of Perioperative Care. Principles of Safe Practice in the Perioperative Environment. Education for Practice. Perioperative Communication. Quality Assurance in Perioperative Care. Perioperative Risk Management. Accountability and the Law in Perioperative Care. Ethical Issues in Perioperative Care. Changing Roles/Titles in the Perioperative Environment. Evidence Based Care in the Perioperative Environment. Budgeting. Information Technology. Recruitment and Retention Issues. Excellence in Perioperative Practice.