Understanding Perioperative Nursing

Understanding Perioperative Nursing

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This is a key professional resource for experienced theatre nurses studying and working at an advanced level. The book comprises of a collection of original essays by respected theatre nurses with experience in the clinical setting, management and education. It focuses on the key concepts and professional issues relevant to theatre nursing, and explores the ideas and changes currently being generated which effect perioperative nursing practice.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 156 x 233 x 27mm | 530.7g
  • Hodder Arnold
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8 b/w illus
  • 0340705736
  • 9780340705735

Table of contents

Section 1: The Development of Perioperative Nursing
The past as prologue to the future
Delivering planned perioperative care
The challenge of the future
Section 2: Perioperative Nurse Education
Educating the perioperative nurse
Developing the research basis of perioperative nursing
Perioperative Nursing across Europe
Section 3: Management Issues
Leadership for theatre managers
Is nursing going too fast for the law?
New ways for managing change
Keeping abreast of issues in infection control
Knowing the hazards: managing risk
Section 4: Change and Clinical Practice
The value of education
Introducing minimal access surgery
Supporting a social revolution
Thro' a glass darkly.
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