Summary: Nursing care of the surgical patient before, during, and after surgery.
Publications166 found, 100 shown here
- Quality of care in postoperative pain management: what is realistic in clinical practice?Ewa Idvall
Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping, Sweden
J Nurs Manag 12:162-6. 2004..g. pain assessment and information. This finding highlights the problem of applying evidence-based care in actual clinical practice...
- Observation of pain assessment and management--the complexities of clinical practiceElizabeth Manias
School of Postgraduate Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 11:724-33. 2002..This knowledge may form the basis for developing and evaluating strategic intervention programmes that analyse nurses' management of postoperative pain and, in particular, their administration of opioid analgesics...
- Conducting a needs assessment: patient educationJudy Akin Palmer
American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses (ASPSN, USA
Plast Surg Nurs 26:77-86. 2006
- The impact of surgical ward nurses practising respiratory assessment on positive patient outcomesBeverley Duff
Queensland University of Technology, Nurse Educator Surgical Services, Nambour General Hospital, Sunshine Coast, Australia
Aust J Adv Nurs 24:52-6. 2007..A literature review to examine the incorporation of respiratory assessment into everyday surgical nursing practice; possible barriers to this; and the relationship to patient outcomes...
- Survey: nurses key to improving satisfaction with surgical departmentRobert J Wolosin
Press Ganey Associates, Inc, South Bend, IN, USA
Patient Care Manag 18:10-2. 2002
- Research utilization among medical and surgical nurses: a comparison of their self reports and perceptions of barriers and facilitatorsK Parahoo
School of Health Sciences-Nursing, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT52 1SA, UK
J Nurs Manag 9:21-30. 2001..These findings, as well as the need to take research utilization studies further, are discussed...
- How do perioperative nurses cope with stress?Brigid M Gillespie
Mater Health Services, South Brisbane, Queensland
Contemp Nurse 16:20-9. 2003..b>Perioperative nursing is a major specialization in nursing practice in which there is an increased risk of exposure to traumatic ..
- Surgical site verification: A through ZDebra Dunn
St Joseph s Wayne Hospital, NJ 07470, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 21:317-28; quiz 329-31. 2006..The marking of surgical sides and verification of all sites, however, has proven to be a collaborative effort with safe patient outcomes as the shared goal...
- A survey of Chinese nurses' guidance to parents in children's postoperative pain reliefHong Gu He
Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Finland
J Clin Nurs 14:1075-82. 2005..The aim of the study was to describe parental guidance provided by Chinese nurses regarding non-pharmacological methods in children's surgical pain relief as well as factors related to this...
- Do trait anxiety and age predict state anxiety of school-age children?Ho Cheung William Li
The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
J Clin Nurs 14:1083-9. 2005..The aim of this study was to determine whether the trait anxiety scores and age of children could predict their state anxiety scores under stressful and relaxing situations...
- Change process during redesign of a model of nursing practice in a surgical wardBrenda Hayman
Clinical Nursing Research Unit, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
J Nurs Manag 16:257-65. 2008..This paper reports a case study of nursing practice model redesign in a surgical ward at a large metropolitan acute care hospital in Sydney, Australia...
- Assessment, physiological monitoring, and consequences of inadequately treated acute painColleen J Dunwoody
UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburg, PA, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 23:S15-27. 2008..It is important for nurses to be aware of relevant research and evidence-based guidelines that are available to guide pain assessments and patient-monitoring practices...
- Medical-surgical nurses volunteer to aid tsunami victimsMichael Yates
Geneva Foundation, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Burn Center, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
Medsurg Nurs 14:331-4. 2005
- Pre-operative fasting for elective surgical patientsAlun Woodhouse
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nurs Stand 20:41-8. 2006..To explore the knowledge, past experience, perceptions and opinions of nurses working in surgical units at a local hospital with regard to pre-operative fasting times...
- Utilizing the Perioperative Nursing Data Set in a surgical settingJennifer J Westendorf
William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 West Thirteen Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
Plast Surg Nurs 27:181-4. 2007The Perioperative Nursing Data Set (PNDS) is the standardized nursing language for documentation by perioperative nurses. The usage of this language is the essential framework for documentation standardization in the operating room...
- Nurses' strategies for managing pain in the postoperative settingElizabeth Manias
School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
Pain Manag Nurs 6:18-29. 2005..This research, which portrays what happens in actual clinical practice, has facilitated the identification of new data that were not evident from other research studies...
- Strategies of pain assessment used by nurses on surgical unitsHesook Suzie Kim
College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, 2 Heathman Road, White Hall, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
Pain Manag Nurs 6:3-9. 2005..objective phenomenon) and the quality and effectiveness of nurses' assessments of pain and its management in postoperative and other contexts across nursing...
- The lived experience of nursing advocacyRobert G Hanks
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
Nurs Ethics 15:468-77. 2008..The findings increase the body of knowledge surrounding nursing advocacy as practiced by nurses...
- The educational preparation of nursing staff undertaking pre-assessment of surgical patients--a discussion of the issuesGraham Ormrod
University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, UK
Nurse Educ Today 24:256-62. 2004..Finally, the implications of these for the development of a strategy for the acquisition and demonstration of knowledge and skills in pre-assessment nursing staff are presented...
- Pain management: evaluating the effectiveness of an educational programme for surgical nursing staffPi Chu Lin
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Department of Nursing and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 17:2032-41. 2008..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a pain management education programme in improving the nurses' knowledge about, attitude towards and application of relaxation therapy...
- Predictors of patients' experiences of nursing care in medical-surgical wardsMuayyad M Ahmad
Clinical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan
Int J Nurs Pract 10:235-41. 2004..Identifying factors that enhance patients' experiences of nursing care is crucial as it assists nurses to provide better care...
- Assessment of patient pain in the postoperative contextElizabeth Manias
School of Nursing, University of Melbourne
West J Nurs Res 26:751-69. 2004..The study identified how nurses' prioritization of work demands created barriers in conducting timely and comprehensive pain assessment decisions...
- Postoperative pain management - the influence of surgical ward nursesKerstin Wickström Ene
The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences and Department of Anesthesiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 17:2042-50. 2008..Secondly, to study if pain management and nurses' approaches to this task had improved during a two-year period, including an educational pain treatment program for ward staff...
- Perceived value of certification among certified, noncertified, and administrative perioperative nursesKaren R Sechrist
Berlin Sechrist Associates, 18 Morningstar, Irvine, CA 92603 3745, USA
J Prof Nurs 22:242-7. 2006..Barriers to certification listed most often related to lack of extrinsic rewards. Certification and health care organizations will need to find ways to provide extrinsic rewards if the goals of certification are to be achieved...
- The experience of a good day: a phenomenological study to explain a good day as experienced by a newly qualified RNCarole Jackson
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kings College London, James Clarke Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
Accid Emerg Nurs 13:110-21. 2005..They need to ensure that all levels of knowledge are addressed before they can carry out care. Additionally, the team dynamics and the way the team work together had a significant effect on the day...
- Nursing ethics in practice: issues for perioperative nursingMarilyn Richardson-Tench
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, St Albans, Australia
J Perioper Pract 16:138, 140-3. 2006
- Anti-embolism stockings: are they used effectively and correctly?Karen Anne Cock
Tincroft Ward lower GI surgical ward, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
Br J Nurs 15:S4-12. 2006....
- Implementation of medical-surgical nurse extern and student nurse aide programs in critical careSusan J Dempsey
Palomar Pomerado Health, Poway, CA 92064, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 29:182-7. 2006..Program components are detailed, outcomes discussed, and implications for practice presented...
- Experiences of expert nurses in caring for patients with postoperative painJennifer Richards
University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada, USA
Pain Manag Nurs 8:17-24. 2007..Four themes emerged during the data analysis phase: considering the whole person, the independent art of nursing, accepting what the patient says, and commitment to surgical nursing...
- [Survey of nursing roles in anesthesiology, postoperative recovery care and pain management in Catalonia, Spain: analysis of the current situation]J Canet
Servicio de Anestesiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona
Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 53:337-45. 2006..To determine nursing functions in anesthesiology, postoperative recovery care, and pain management in Catalan hospitals and to analyze the roles of nurses in this specialty...
- Evaluation of a nurse consultant's clinical activities and the search for patient outcomes in critical careDebra Fairley
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:1106-14. 2006..To describe the actual clinical activities undertaken by a critical care nurse consultant in an eight-bedded adult surgical high dependency unit within a large NHS Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust...
- Putting education into practice for pre-operative patient assessmentH Walsgrove
Poole Hospital NHS Trust
Nurs Stand 20:35-9. 2006..The education, training and assessment programme that was developed for POA nurses is also discussed. The aim of the programme was to offer an educational framework for nurses at different levels of practice in POA...
- Staff nurses as clinical leadersCecelia Grindel
Medsurg Nurs 15:193-4. 2006
- Impact of language barrier on acute care medical professionals is dependent upon roleAndrew Bernard
General Surgery Division, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536 0293, USA
J Prof Nurs 22:355-8. 2006..These barriers create a void in health care quality and safety that has effects on health care professionals...
- What is the impact of theoretical knowledge on children's nurses' post-operative pain management practices? An exploratory studyAlison Twycross
Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, St George s University of London, Grosvenor Wing, St George s Hospital, London, UK
Nurse Educ Today 27:697-707. 2007..The hypothesis, put forward in other studies, that increasing nurses' theoretical knowledge about pain will improve practices may be overly simplistic...
- Comparison of nursing interventions performed by medical-surgical nurses in Korea and the United StatesEunJoo Lee
College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 17:108-17. 2006..To compare the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) interventions used in two countries, Korea and the United States...
- A rotational programme for newly qualified surgical nursesGaynor Varden
General Surgery, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust, Salford
Nurs Times 102:32-3. 2006..This article evaluates an 18-month surgical rotation programme to maximise experience and enhance recruitment and retention of surgical nurses...
- Translating person-centred care: a case study of preceptor nurses and their teaching practices in acute care areasBridie McCarthy
Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 15:629-38. 2006..The research aims to explore how preceptors interpret, operationalize, document and teach person-centred care as they guide students within an acute surgical environment...
- 'I think PCA is great, but . . .'-Surgical nurses' perceptions of patient-controlled analgesiaSue King
Inpatient Pain Management Service, Waikato District Health Board, Hamilton, New Zealand
Int J Nurs Pract 13:276-83. 2007..The paper outlines and explores these themes and addresses the implications arising from the research for both clinical practice and education...
- Nurse-led paediatric pre operative assessment: an equivalence studyHelen Rushforth
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton
Paediatr Nurs 18:23-9. 2006..Although the study was limited to a single setting, the results demonstrate nurses' equivalence with junior doctors in a discrete paediatric context...
- Measuring diagnostic competency and the analysis of factors influencing competency using written case studiesTomoko Hasegawa
Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Fukui, Fukui, Japan
Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 18:93-102. 2007..To measure nurses' diagnostic competencies by using written case studies and to analyze factors influencing these competencies...
- Issues in the provision of nursing care to people undergoing cardiac surgery who also have type 2 diabetesSally J Wellard
University of Ballarat, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 13:222-8. 2007..A 'typical journey' for a person with diabetes undergoing cardiac surgery was identified. The findings support the need to build increased capacity in specialist nurses to support diabetes care as a secondary diagnosis...
- Nursing research journal clubs: bridging the gap between practice and researchMarianne Luby
Neonatal ICU, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
Medsurg Nurs 15:100-2. 2006
- The new grad: a success storyKatherine B Ardoin
Nursing Staff Development Specialist, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 22:129-33. 2006..Second, having an understanding of the significance of the coach-orientee relationship is equally important in ensuring a successful orientation...
- Improving care for children requiring surgery and their familiesJoanna Smith
School of Healthcare, University of Leeds
Paediatr Nurs 18:30-3. 2006..Policy principles and guidance documents can be used by nurses to influence new ways of working to ensure practices are appropriate for children undergoing surgery...
- Nursing documentation of postoperative pain managementEwa Idvall
Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linköping and Västervik Hospital, Västervik, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 11:734-42. 2002..The findings indicate that significant flaws existed in nurses' recording of postoperative pain management, of which the nurses were not aware...
- Refusing analgesics: using continuous improvement to improve pain management on a surgical wardEloise C J Carr
Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Royal London House, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
J Clin Nurs 11:743-52. 2002..Continuous improvement methods offer an exciting, feasible, patient-centred approach to improving care...
- From ward-based critical care to educational curriculum 2: a focussed ethnographic case studyLee R Cutler
The Intensive Care Unit, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Trust, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Armthorpe Road, Doncaster
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:280-91. 2002....
- Avoiding problems when establishing a student learning experience in perioperative nursingLinda M Sigsby
College of Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
Nurse Educ 28:1-2. 2003
- Graduated compression stockings: updating practice, improving complianceJoan M Hayes
Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
Medsurg Nurs 11:163-6; quiz 167. 2002..The validation of published research findings regarding the use of GCS, and the implementation of practice changes pertinent to medical-surgical nursing are examined...
- Nursing knowledge and assessment skills in the management of patients receiving analgesia via epidural infusionAnnette Bird
Acute Pain Service, Gold Coast Hospital, Queensland, Australia
J Adv Nurs 40:522-31. 2002....
- Patients' and nurses' perceptions of quality nursing activitiesHarriet Conley Wichowski
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, USA
Br J Nurs 12:1122-9. 2003..Clarification may also be useful in helping patients to understand the professional nursing role. In addition, this insight may heighten patient satisfaction with caregiving...
- Trauma in patients who are morbidly obeseSusan Bushard
Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
AORN J 76:585-9. 2002..Some treatments or diagnostic procedures cannot be performed in the average hospital setting on patients who are obese; therefore, perioperative nurses must modify OR routines to provide care...
- Increasing nurses' knowledge and behavior changes in nonpharmacological pain management for children in ChinaHong Gu He
Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
J Nurs Care Qual 23:170-6. 2008..This study enriches nurses' knowledge in children's pain management and develops evidence for practice by demonstrating the need for hospitals to provide continuous pain education to nurses...
- Standardized care plans: experiences of nurses in TaiwanTing Ting Lee
Nursing Department, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 13:33-40. 2004..Studies have investigated the outcomes or effectiveness of using different types of care plans, but have seldom reported nurses' perceptions of using care plans in daily practice...
- Mentoring new nurses in stressful timesLisa E Young
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
Can Oper Room Nurs J 27:6-7, 14-5, 28-30. 2009..in Ontario are two key issues driving the need for the recruitment of nurses into the specialty of perioperative nursing. As a result of Canada's aging population and a nationwide nursing shortage, perioperative nurses are over-..
- The use of nursing diagnoses in perioperative documentationKristiina Junttila
Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Finland
Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 21:57-68. 2010To clinically validate the nursing diagnoses of the first Finnish version of Perioperative Nursing Data Set (PNDS) by using them in perioperative documentation.
- Comparing patient and nurse perceptions of perioperative care qualityTuija Leinonen
Department of Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
Appl Nurs Res 16:29-37. 2003..compared surgical patients' (n = 874) and perioperative nurses' (n = 143) perceptions of the quality of perioperative nursing care...
- Developing terminology for documenting perioperative nursing interventionsKristiina Junttila
Helsinki University Central Hospital Jorvi Hospital, Turuntie 150, FIN 02740 Espoo, Finland
Int J Med Inform 74:461-71. 2005To develop terminology for documenting perioperative nursing interventions.
- A people to people nursing experience in RussiaKaren Knapp
Mercy Health Partners, Muskegon, MI
AORN J 90:109-14. 2009..The authors of this article had an opportunity to represent perioperative nursing colleagues in the United States while participating in a People to People trip to Russia and Poland...
- Preceptorship planning is essential to perioperative nursing retention: matching teaching and learning stylesTara Willemsen-McBride
St Mary s General Hospital, Kitchener, ON
Can Oper Room Nurs J 28:8, 10-1, 16 passim. 2010..Matching preceptor/preceptee learning styles is one way to enhance job satisfaction levels. This paper revisits the literature on preceptorship and provides suggestions on how to enhance existing orientation programs...
- From systems to tissues: a revolution in learning in perioperative educationMarilyn Richardson-Tench
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University of Technology, Australia
Educ Health (Abingdon) 18:22-31. 2005....
- Clinics in perioperative nursing: Brunei DarussalamH R Zakiah
College of Nursing, Brunei Darussalam
Semin Perioper Nurs 5:195-8. 1996This article gives a brief account of the developments in nursing in general and in perioperative nursing in particular in Brunei Darussalam...
- The perceived value of certification by certified perioperative nursesKathleen B Gaberson
Department of Nursing Education, Shepherd College, P O Box 3210, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 3210, USA
Nurs Outlook 51:272-6. 2003We conducted this study to determine the perceived value of certification in perioperative nursing. Following development and pilot-testing, we mailed the 18-item Likert-type instrument, the Perceived Value of Certification Tool (PVCT), ..
- Initial validation of the perioperative nursing data set in FinlandKristiina Junttilla
University of Turku
Nurs Diagn 13:41-52. 2002To explore the relevance of the Perioperative Nursing Data Set (PNDS) in Finland.
- Best practices for perioperative nursing care for weight loss surgery patientsAnn Mulligan
Department of Nursing, Newton Wellesley Hospital, 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02462, USA
Obes Res 13:267-73. 2005..To describe the unique nursing responsibilities involved in providing nursing care to severely obese weight loss surgery patients and to develop evidence-based guidelines for safe patient care...
- Validity and reliability of the 'good perioperative nursing care scale' for Turkish patients and nursesYelda Candan Donmez
Odemis School for Health Sciences, Ege University, Odemis, Izmir, Turkey
J Clin Nurs 20:166-74. 2011To test the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of Good Perioperative Nursing Care Scale for nurses and patients.
- Dimensions of perioperative nursing for a national specialty nomenclatureS V Kleinbeck
Research Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City, KS 66160 7503, USA
J Adv Nurs 31:529-35. 2000Dimensions of perioperative nursing for a national specialty nomenclature Before nurses can develop a clinical database capable of evaluating quality of care or validating their impact on health or illness, they must describe the basic ..
- Family involvement in perioperative nursing of adult patients undergoing emergency surgeryE Paavilainen
Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Finland
J Clin Nurs 10:230-7. 2001..study was to describe how adult patients undergoing emergency surgery experience family centredness in perioperative nursing practice...
- The joys of perioperative nursingColeen Ellen Mary Newland
St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC Canada
Can Oper Room Nurs J 25:20, 22-3, 25-8, passim. 2007When we join perioperative nursing we enter the swinging doors of the operating suite and never leave...
- The validation of AORN recommended practices in Finnish perioperative nursing documentationTeija Susanna Tiusanen
Hospital District of Southwest Finland, Paimio
AORN J 91:236-47. 2010In Finland, there are no common guidelines or recommended practices for perioperative documentation. Thus, perioperative nursing documentation varies from one operating department to another...
- The effects of information technology on perioperative nursingPaula Sweeney
Bay Care Health System, Clearwater, FL, USA
AORN J 92:528-40; quiz 541-3. 2010..When a standardized terminology, such as the Perioperative Nursing Data Set, is incorporated into an EHR, consistent documentation can be shared among systems...
- Why a registered nurse (RN) in the OR? The perioperative registered nurse role--a well kept secretMuriel Shewchuk
Canadian Operating Room Leaders Network CORL
Can Oper Room Nurs J 25:38-9, 41, 45-6. 2007..of the circulating Registered Nurse is only a brief over view of the detailed and complex world of perioperative nursing. Unveiling the vital, "well kept secret", of the need for a Registered Nurse, circulating at all ..
- Continuity created by nurses in the perioperative dialogue--a literature reviewLillemor Lindwall
Department of Caring and Public Health Sciences, Malardalen University, Vasteras, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 23:395-401. 2009..the perioperative dialogue as an organisation model for bringing safe operative practices and caring into perioperative nursing, by creating continuity for both patients and nurses in perioperative praxis and its research...
- Nurses' knowledge of inadvertent hypothermiaJosephine Hegarty
Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork, Ireland
AORN J 89:701-4, 707-13. 2009..Knowing how to recognize and manage inadvertent hypothermia is an important aspect of perioperative nursing. A quantitative, descriptive study was conducted at an annual perioperative nursing conference to evaluate ..
- [Nursing auxiliaries and technicians and hospital infection control in surgical centers: myths and truths]Sônia Regina Melon Kunzle
Enfermeira do Hospital São Francisco de Ribeirao Preto, SP
Rev Esc Enferm USP 40:214-20. 2006..We received 72% of adequate answers and 28% of non-adequate, which indicates that perioperative nursing professionals have satisfactory knowledge of hospital infection control...
- Best practice updates for nursing care in weight loss surgeryAnn T Mulligan
Department of Nursing, Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:895-900. 2009..We performed a systematic search of English-language literature on WLS and perioperative nursing, postoperative, anesthesia, and discharge published between April 2004 and May 2007 in MEDLINE, CINHAL and ..
- The role of the advanced scrub practitionerJennifer Al Hashemi
Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford
J Perioper Pract 17:76-80. 2007..Such changes involve the whole area of advancing roles in perioperative nursing, such as the nurse working as advanced scrub practitioner (ASP) (formally known as first assistant)...
- Operating room registered nurses internship program. A recruitment and retention strategyAlice T Speers
William Beaumont Hospital Perioperative Services Education, Royal Oak, MI, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 18:117-26. 2002The acute nursing shortage, particularly in perioperative nursing, was a driving force for the creation of a registered nurse (RN) internship program...
- Intraoperative progress reports to families of surgical clients: a missed opportunityR Puopolo
Division of Plastic Surgery, Patient Operative Care Unit POCU, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
Can Oper Room Nurs J 17:21-6. 1999The wait while a family member or loved one is undergoing surgery is stressful and anxiety-producing. Perioperative nursing contact during this period can result in positive outcomes of decreased anxiety, increased receptivity to ..
- [Evidence based practice: theoretical considerations for its implementation in perioperative nursing]Cristina Maria Galvão
Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 10:690-5. 2002..This work aimed at providing elements that will lead to reflections on the scenario concerning perioperative nursing. Accordingly, based on literature, authors have made considerations regarding evidence-based nursing ..
- Endovascular leaks: perioperative nursing implicationsJacqueline Thompson
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
AORN J 89:839-46; quiz 847-50. 2009..Endoleaks are divided into four categories (ie, I through IV) depending on the site of origin; perioperative nurses must become familiar with treatment options for each type of endoleak...
- Perioperative nursing management of the elderly patientCameron Westhead
Rockyview General Hospital, Calgary, AB
Can Oper Room Nurs J 25:34-5, 37-41. 2007..Specific knowledge of the elderly population is the focus of this paper...
- Hospital explores winning balance in perioperative educationA T Onstott
University Hospital, Denver, USA
AORN J 68:395-9. 1998..there are a number of education models used today that expose bachelor of nursing degree students to perioperative nursing, producing nursing graduates who have the education and experience needed to work in the demanding ..
- Leaving the nest and joining the flock: OR residency programs and team mentoringLisa Morgenthaler
Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, WA, USA
AORN J 88:97-101. 2008..provide an opportunity to use creativity and personal knowledge to educate nurses new to the specialty of perioperative nursing. SURGICAL TEAM MEMBERS can join together to help inexperienced nurses by offering support, providing ..
- Safe positioning for neurosurgical patientsDanielle St-Arnaud
Montreal Neurological Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Can Oper Room Nurs J 27:7-11, 16, 18-9 passim. 2009Positioning the patient for surgery is an important part of perioperative nursing care that should not be underemphasized. The combined factors of time, mechanical pressure, and immobility increase the risk of tissue damage...
- Improving associate degree nursing students' perioperative clinical observation experiencesDonna L Ricketts
Associate Nursing Program, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, USA
AORN J 91:383-9. 2010For associate degree nursing students at Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, the perioperative nursing clinical experience typically included a one-day observation of a surgical procedure, with students entering the OR suite after the ..
- Abdominal wall endometrioma: a case report and review of the literatureChristos Nissotakis
Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
AORN J 91:730-42; quiz 743-5. 2010..Treatment options can be medical, but surgical excision is the treatment of choice. Perioperative nursing care includes patient teaching, taking steps to prevent surgical site infection and inadvertent ..
- Registered nurse circulator legislation in ConnecticutJudith L Goldberg
Surgical Services, William W Backus Hospital, Norwich, CT, USA
AORN J 87:808-17. 2008..Communication with state legislators, has made it clear that legislators are in need of education about perioperative nursing and the circulator role.
- Acute abdominal pain assessmentEmma Brooker
Royal United Hospital, Bath
Nurs Stand 21:59. 2006
- [Nursing educational intervention for the management of postoperative pain in ambulatory surgery]Anna Font Calafell
Unidad de Cirugía Mayor Ambulatoria, Fundación Althaia, Xarxa Assistencial de Manresa, Barcelona, Espana
Enferm Clin 21:248-55. 2011Evaluate the effectiveness of educational intervention of perioperative nursing by providing graphic material for the management of postoperative pain in patients operated on for hernia in an Ambulatory Surgery Unit (ASU).
- Perioperative pharmacology: antibiotic administrationLinda Wanzer
Perioperative Clinical Nurse Specialist Program, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Nursing, Bethesda, MD, USA
AORN J 93:340-8; quiz 349-51. 2011..Numerous resources, including measurement tools and published guidelines, are available to support adherence to surgical site infection prevention requirements and assist in ensuring effective and safe perioperative antibiotic use...
- Perioperative clinical nurse specialist role delineation: a systematic reviewDennis E Glover
Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Oak Harbor, WA, USA
AORN J 84:1017-30. 2006..FUTURE RESEARCH should investigate merging of CNS and nurse practitioner titles, perioperative CNS functions, spheres of influence, and patient outcomes...
- A simple guide to gaining ethical approval for perioperative nursing researchColin Rees
School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Ty Dewi Sant, Cardiff, CF14 4XN
J Perioper Pract 21:123-7. 2011..This article contains guidelines based on essential research ethical principles for each of these three groups and outlines the application process for gaining ethical approval...
- Does preoperative anxiety level predict postoperative pain?Felicia Vaughn
Erlanger Hospital, Chattanooga, Tenn, USA
AORN J 85:589-604. 2007..Further studies should be conducted to establish the correlation between preoperative anxiety and postoperative pain and to determine appropriate nursing interventions...
- Effectiveness of cutaneous warming systems on temperature control: meta-analysisCristina Maria Galvão
Cristina Maria Galvão PhD RN Associate Professor College of Nursing, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Adv Nurs 66:1196-206. 2010..This paper is a report of a meta-analysis to identify the effectiveness of different types of cutaneous warming systems in temperature control for patients undergoing elective surgery...
- Job evaluation for clinical nursing jobs by implementing the NHS JE systemEmin Kahya
Department of Industrial Engineering, Bademlik Campus, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey
J Nurs Manag 15:740-8. 2007..The purpose of this paper was to evaluate locally all the clinical nursing jobs implementing the NHS JE system in four hospitals...
- Hard labor: the personal experiences of two obstetric nurses in Balad, IraqKatrina Poole
Perinatal Unit, Elmendorf Air Force Base Hospital, 5955 Zeamer Avenue EAFB, Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK 99506, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 45:193-203. 2010..They also describe the challenges of deployment and being away from family, and how they coped with their feelings associated with nursing in a war zone and caring for injured service members and the indigenous population...
- Lawn mower injuries in pediatric patientsPamela L Horn
Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Services Care Coordination, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
J Trauma Nurs 16:136-41. 2009..Psychological adjustment with regards to this traumatic event is also addressed immediately for both the patient and the caregivers. Inpatient and outpatient counseling and follow-up all play a role in this stressful time...
- Compassion and responsibility in surgical careKirsti Torjuul
Sør Trøndelag University College, Faculty of Nursing, Trondheim, Norway
Nurs Ethics 14:522-34. 2007....
- Inadvertent hypothermia: a literature reviewRobert Nunney
Edge Hill University, University Hospial South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
J Perioper Pract 18:148, 150-2, 154. 2008..It seemed to me that it would be more efficient, kinder and possibly more cost-effective to takesteps to prevent perioperative hypothermia rather than to treat the consequences...
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- Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of CareBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2007....
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- Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of CareBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009....
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- Effectiveness of TENS on Hyperalgesia, Pain with Movement, and Function After TKRBarbara Rakel; Fiscal Year: 2009..By improving functional status, older adults can retain independence and possibly reduce their health care utilization and costs. ..
- Reducing Sedative Exposure in Ventilated ICU PatientsLinda Chlan; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of CareBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration OutomesBarbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Effectiveness of TENS on Hyperalgesia, Pain with Movement, and Function After TKRBarbara Rakel; Fiscal Year: 2010..By improving functional status, older adults can retain independence and possibly reduce their health care utilization and costs. ..