Care of the surgical patient: part 1

Robertson, Matthew and Ford, Claire (2020) Care of the surgical patient: part 1. British Journal of Nursing, 29 (16). pp. 934-939. ISSN 0966-0461

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2020.29.16.934

Abstract

This article provides clinical guidance on the care of a patient undergoing an elective surgical procedure. It discusses preoperative care and the preparation of the patient. It aims to provide an awareness of the complications associated with perioperative care. Through the use of a patient case study, the authors demonstrate the care required across the full perioperative journey from diagnosis to discharge.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Perioperative care, Preoperative care, Patient safety, Postoperative care, Care of surgical patients
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2020 07:59
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2020 17:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/43428

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