Description

Perioperative Nursing 2e has been written by local leaders in perioperative nursing and continues to deliver a contemporary, practical text for Australian and New Zealand perioperative nurses. Appropriate for nursing students and graduates entering the perioperative environment, Perioperative Nursing, 2e offers a sound foundational knowledge base to underpin a perioperative nursing career. This unique text will also be of value to those undertaking postgraduate perioperative studies, as well as to more experienced perioperative nurses seeking to refresh their knowledge or expand their nursing practice. This essential title examines the roles and responsibilities of nurses working within a perioperative environment, providing an overview of key concepts in perioperative care. The scope of this book addresses anaesthetic, intraoperative and postanaesthetic recovery care, as well as day surgery and evolving perioperative practices and environments. Key Features Research boxes where appropriate Feature boxes on special populations, such as paediatric, geriatric and bariatric patients Emphasis is placed on the concept of the patient journey, working within interprofessional teams, communication, teamwork, patient and staff safety, risk management strategies and medico-legal considerations.


Key Features:-

  • Now endorsed by ACORN
  • Aligns with the 2016 ACORN and PNC NZNO Standards
  • Supporting online resources are available on evolve.
  • Includes two new chapters: The perioperative team and interdisciplinary collaboration and Perioperat
  • Reflects the latest national and international standards, including the NSQHS Standards, the new NMB

More Details about Perioperative Nursing An Introduction 2nd Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Lois Hamlin
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition2nd Edition
ISBN9780729542333
Pages384
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearApril 2016