Perioperative Nursing - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780729542333, 9780729585484

Perioperative Nursing

2nd Edition

An Introduction

Authors: Lois Hamlin Menna Davies Marilyn Richardson-Tench Sally Sutherland-Fraser
eBook ISBN: 9780729585484
eBook ISBN: 9780729585507
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542333
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 11th April 2016
Page Count: 384
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Description

Perioperative Nursing 2e has been written by local leaders in perioperative nursing and continues to deliver a contemporary, practical text for Australian and New Zealand perioperative nurses.

Appropriate for nursing students and graduates entering the perioperative environment, Perioperative Nursing, 2e offers a sound foundational knowledge base to underpin a perioperative nursing career. This unique text will also be of value to those undertaking postgraduate perioperative studies, as well as to more experienced perioperative nurses seeking to refresh their knowledge or expand their nursing practice.

This essential title examines the roles and responsibilities of nurses working within a perioperative environment, providing an overview of key concepts in perioperative care. The scope of this book addresses anaesthetic, intraoperative and postanaesthetic recovery care, as well as day surgery and evolving perioperative practices and environments.

Key Features

  • Research boxes where appropriate
  • Feature boxes on special populations, such as paediatric, geriatric and bariatric patients
  • Emphasis is placed on the concept of the patient journey, working within interprofessional teams, communication, teamwork, patient and staff safety, risk management strategies and medico-legal considerations.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Perioperative nursing
Chapter 2 - The perioperative team and interdisciplinary collaboration
Chapter 3 - Perioperative patient safety
Chapter 4 - Medico-legal aspects of perioperative nursing practice
Chapter 5 - The perioperative environment
Chapter 6 - Infection prevention and control
Chapter 7 - Assessment and preparation for surgery
Chapter 8 - Patient care during anaesthesia
Chapter 9 - Intraoperative patient care
Chapter 10 - Surgical interventions
Chapter 11 - Wound healing
Chapter 12 - Postanaesthesia nursing care
Chapter 13 - Evolving models of care in perioperative environments

Details

No. of pages:
384
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780729585484
eBook ISBN:
9780729585507
Paperback ISBN:
9780729542333

About the Author

Lois Hamlin

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Perioperative Nursing Consultant; Former Senior Lecturer, (then) Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Health, University of Technology, New South Wales , Australia

Menna Davies

Affiliations and Expertise

Education Consultant and Director of Health Education & Learning Partnerships, New South Wales, Australia

Marilyn Richardson-Tench

Affiliations and Expertise

Education Consultant, Former Senior Lecturer, Acute Care, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University

Sally Sutherland-Fraser

Affiliations and Expertise

Education Consultant and Director of Health Education & Learning Partnerships, New South Wales, Australia