Manual of Perioperative Care: An Essential Guide

Manual of Perioperative Care: An Essential Guide

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By (author) Kate Woodhead, By (author) Lesley Fudge

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Paperback | 344 pages
  • Dimensions: 186mm x 246mm x 16mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 30 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 0470659181
  • ISBN 13: 9780470659182
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 634,368

Product description

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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Author information

Kate Woodhead runs a Healthcare Consultancy business specialising in the perioperative field. She is a former President of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (2002--2006), and between 1998--2001 served as National Association of Theatre Nurses, Chairman. Lesley Fudge is an Independent Consultant and past National Secretary of AfPP (formerly NATN) and is the Vice Chairman of the Latex Allergy Support Group. She was also a co-founder and past CEO of Friends of African Nursing and served as Treasurer of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses.

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20.11.12 Review copy sent to Nursing Standard

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

Table of contents

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 3 Kate Woodhead and Lesley Fudge 2 Preoperative Assessment 11 Jane Jackson 3 Communication 23 Libby Campbell 4 The Perioperative Environment 33 Hazel Parkinson Section 2 Infection Prevention in Perioperative Care 41 5 Infection Prevention 43 Martin Kiernan 6 Introduction to Decontamination and Sterilisation 56 Wayne Spencer 7 Wound Healing and Surgical Site Infection 70 Melissa Rochon Section 3 Patient Safety and Managing Risks in Perioperative Care 83 8 Preoperative Care 85 Mark Radford and Ross Palmer 9 Anaesthetic Care 101 Russell Chilton and Ross Thompson 10 Medicines Management 117 Joanne Dickson 11 Fluid Replacement and Blood Transfusion 127 Fiona Martin 12 Intraoperative Care 135 Paul Rawling 13 Safer Moving and Handling and Patient Positioning 141 Susan Pirie 14 Pressure Area Care and Tissue Viability 151 Zena Moore 15 Thermoregulation 157 Eileen Scott 16 Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis 163 Sue Bacon 17 Care of Surgical Instruments 171 Jane Smith 18 Swab and Instrument Count 177 Diane Gilmour 19 Care of Specimens 184 Rosanne Macqueen 20 Managing High-Risk Equipment 190 Chris Earl 21 Medical Imaging and Radiation 203 Johnathan Hewis and Sarah Naylor 22 Death in the Perioperative Environment 213 Kevin Henshaw 23 Postoperative Care 219 Pat Smedley and Natalie Quine 24 Pain Management 239 Felicia Cox Section 4 Different Patient Care Groups 253 25 Neonatal Surgery 255 Helen Carter 26 Paediatric Surgery 263 Helen Carter 27 Care of the Adolescent in Surgery 271 Liz McArthur 28 Care of the Elderly Patient 279 Rita Hehir 29 Bariatric Surgery 285 Saheba Iaciofano 30 Perioperative Care of the Pregnant Woman 293 Adrienne Montgomery Section 5 Different Approaches to Surgery 299 31 Key Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery 301 Joanne Johnson 32 Key Principles of Endoscopic Surgery 308 Louise Wall Index 320