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!
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
- No. of pages:
- © Saunders 2000
- 5th January 2000
- Paperback ISBN:
Nurse Clinician, Perioperative Education, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Clinical Educator, Valleylab, Inc., Boulder, CO
Nurse Manager, Perioperative Nursing, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Elsevier.com visitor survey
We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier.com.
We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.
If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website.
Thanks in advance for your time.