Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse, Second Edition: An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell

An Orientation and Care Guide
Springer Publishing Co Inc
  • 2. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 30. Mai 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 192 Seiten
978-0-8261-4009-8 (ISBN)
With essential information needed daily to provide optimal care to every patient, the guide condenses volumes of operating room content into one pocket-sized companion. The second edition of this nursing mentor-for novice perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors-is newly updated to reflect the 2017 AORN guidelines with current, evidence-based clinical practice knowledge in an easy-to-use format. A well-organized text with evidence-based directives on current perioperative standards, this handy resource covers patient safety, the surgical environment, critical thinking, immediate decision-making, and perioperative skills.

Complex skills and techniques are broken down into a simple, easy-to-follow bulleted format encompassing all key knowledge areas for perioperative nurses. Each chapter introduces concepts and sets clear, learning objectives. The guide reinforces requisite knowledge with self-assessment questions, and the Fast Facts feature offers bite-size tips and tricks highlighted for easy access.

New to the Second Edition:

Fully updated in accordance with 2017 AORN Guidelines
Hand hygiene
Minimally invasive surgery
Patient information management
Surgical smoke safety
Safe use of energy-generating devices
Sterilization and Central Processing regarding Flexible Endoscopic Processing
Robotic surgery
Moderate sedation for RNs
Surgical attire

Key Features:

Provides must-have OR information for new nurses and their preceptors
Contains key knowledge on patient preparation, aseptic technique, surgical procedures, anesthesia considerations, and much more
Published in convenient pocket size for information at a moment's notice
Includes Fast-Facts-in-a-Nutshell feature reinforcing key orientation information
Based on the most up-to-date evidence in the literature
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Überarbeitete Ausgabe
25 illustrations
  • Höhe: 205 mm
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  • Breite: 181 mm
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  • Dicke: 11 mm
  • 218 gr
978-0-8261-4009-8 (9780826140098)
0826140092 (0826140092)

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