Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the clinical setting and intended to address issues of interest in Perioperative Care. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to practicing nurses who assist with patient care before operation, during operation, and after operation.
Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:
Best Practices; Care Coordination, Standards & Policies; Cutting-edge Medical or Surgical Techniques; Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures; Evidenced-based Practice; Infection Control; Medical Error Reduction; Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care; Nursing Shortage (How it affects Perioperative Care); Nursing Roles in Emergency Care: Scrub Nurse, Circulating Nurse; Patient/Family Support & Education; Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to); Patient Outcomes; Practice standards for Nurse Anesthetists; Standards of Care; Timeout Procedure
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(2018-06-11)Health literacy is defined as the “degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions” (Ammerman et al., 2017, ...
(2018-06-05)Introduction Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. yet studies show that nurses lack the knowledge and skills to screen and counsel smokers. This study focuses on improving smoking cessation ...
(2013-11-01)The noisy and brightly lit environment in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Phase I has the potential to agitate the arousing post anesthesia patient, delay recovering to an awake state, and could increase the need for ...