Manual of Perioperative Care. An Essential Guide

  • ID: 2292849
  • Book
  • 344 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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An excellent reference resource for those (medical and nursing students, surgical trainees and industry partners) seeking to understand the dimensions and diversity of the discipline.

From the foreword by Jane H. Reid, President International Federation of Perioperative Nursing

Manual of Perioperative Care is a comprehensive manual of principles of care designed to support the clinical practice of perioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operating department practitioners. This book sets out to meet the needs of those studying perioperative practice as well as those who would like an up–to–date, comprehensive reference on their bookshelf. It covers the fundamentals involved in perioperative practice, setting modern surgical care into its complete environment and context.

With a practical, accessible focus, aided by full colour illustrations, this book follows the journey that the patient makes through their surgical care, with sections on:

 The foundation for safe and effective perioperative care

 Infection prevention and control

 Patient safety and managing risks

 Different patient care groups

 Approaches to surgery

This book will be essential reading for all students on perioperative courses, and newly qualified perioperative nurses and operating department practitioners.

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About the Editors viii

Contributors ix

Foreword 1 Jane H. Reid xv

Foreword 2 Professor Lord Ara Darzi xvii

Section 1 Foundation for Safe Perioperative Care 1

1 The Context of Perioperative Care 3Kate Woodhead and Lesley Fudge

2 Preoperative Assessment 11Jane Jackson

3 Communication 23Libby Campbell

4 The Perioperative Environment 33Hazel Parkinson

Section 2 Infection Prevention in Perioperative Care 41

5 Infection Prevention 43Martin Kiernan

6 Introduction to Decontamination and Sterilisation 56Wayne Spencer

7 Wound Healing and Surgical Site Infection 70Melissa Rochon

Section 3 Patient Safety and Managing Risks in Perioperative Care 83

8 Preoperative Care 85Mark Radford and Ross Palmer

9 Anaesthetic Care 101Russell Chilton and Ross Thompson

10 Medicines Management 117Joanne Dickson

11 Fluid Replacement and Blood Transfusion 127Fiona Martin

12 Intraoperative Care 135Paul Rawling

13 Safer Moving and Handling and Patient Positioning 141Susan Pirie

14 Pressure Area Care and Tissue Viability 151Zena Moore

15 Thermoregulation 157Eileen Scott

16 Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis 163Sue Bacon

17 Care of Surgical Instruments 171Jane Smith

18 Swab and Instrument Count 177Diane Gilmour

19 Care of Specimens 184Rosanne Macqueen

20 Managing High–Risk Equipment 190Chris Earl

21 Medical Imaging and Radiation 203Johnathan Hewis and Sarah Naylor

22 Death in the Perioperative Environment 213Kevin Henshaw

23 Postoperative Care 219Pat Smedley and Natalie Quine

24 Pain Management 239Felicia Cox

Section 4 Different Patient Care Groups 253

25 Neonatal Surgery 255Helen Carter

26 Paediatric Surgery 263Helen Carter

27 Care of the Adolescent in Surgery 271Liz McArthur

28 Care of the Elderly Patient 279Rita Hehir

29 Bariatric Surgery 285Saheba Iaciofano

30 Perioperative Care of the Pregnant Woman 293Adrienne Montgomery

Section 5 Different Approaches to Surgery 299

31 Key Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery 301Joanne Johnson

32 Key Principles of Endoscopic Surgery 308Louise Wall

Index 320

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