Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery by Jane C. Rothrock PhD RN CNOR FAAN

By Jane C. Rothrock PhD RN CNOR FAAN

For greater than sixty five years, Alexander's Care of the sufferer in surgical procedure has been a relied on resource for special details on perioperative nursing. recognized writer and educator Jane C. Rothrock units up a pretty good starting place for perform, and provides step by step directions for over four hundred surgical interventions in addition to many minimally invasive surgeries, all sponsored by way of the newest learn. greater than 1,000 full-color illustrations and pictures depict strategies and techniques, in addition to surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This variation provides speedy reaction staff packing containers with recommended interventions, plus insurance of latest traits in sufferer and employees protection, the rise in interventional radiology, and the expansion of outpatient ambulatory surgical procedure. Alexander's promises the instruments you must offer secure, low-budget, top of the range sufferer care.

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Pdf. Accessed July 15, 2009; Watson DS: National patient safety goals and implementation, AORN J 90(1):123-127, 2009; Wong JD et al: Medication reconciliation at hospital discharge: evaluating discrepancies, Ann Pharmacother 42(10):1373-1379, 2008. Act (HIPAA) (discussed later) and several other health-related federal programs. A brief review of the hundreds of FAQs on its website provides an idea of the breadth and specificity of its activities. Significant to patient safety is the decision by CMS to impose financial disincentives for selected unsafe patient care outcomes by refusing to pay for the extra cost of treating those outcomes.

Denver, 2007a, The Association. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): Position statement: Perioperative advanced practice nurse, Denver, 2007b, The Association. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): Perioperative Patient Focused Model. In Perioperative standards and recommended practices, Denver, 2009a, The Association. CHAPTER 1 • Concepts Basic to Perioperative Nursing Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): Standards of perioperative nursing practice.

14 UNIT I • FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Problem focused triggers 1. Risk management data 2. Process improvement data 3. Internal/external benchmarking data 4. Financial data 5. Identification of clinical problem Consider other triggers No Knowledge focused triggers 1. New research or other literature 2. National agencies or organizational standards and guidelines 3. Philosophies of care 4. Questions from institutional standards committee Is this topic a priority for the organization? Yes Form a team Assemble relevant research and related literature Critique and synthesize research for use in practice Yes Is there a sufficient research base?

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