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Perioperative nurses need to be familiar with the problem of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in their daily practice. It is essential that...
In today's technology-laden world, information regarding surgical procedures is abundant, and patients are more educated than ever. Many...
When a pediatric patient presents to an adult trauma center, it is with the assumption he or she will be stabilized and evaluated for extent of...
Giachetta-Ryan, Denise Less
Perioperative nurses need to be familiar with the problem of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in their daily practice. It is essential that perioperative nurses stay informed about risk assessment and AORN positioning guidelines.
Ward, Jennifer; Sandoval, Melanie F.
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In today's technology-laden world, information regarding surgical procedures is abundant, and patients are more educated than ever. Many patients with prostate cancer are prepared and ready to explore their candidacy for robotic surgery.
Wadlund, Diana L.; Devlin, Carol Ann
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When a pediatric patient presents to an adult trauma center, it is with the assumption he or she will be stabilized and evaluated for extent of injury. If the child is found to have a critical injury that mandates further treatment, then he or she must be transferred to a pediatric trauma center as soon as possible.
The perioperative setting has its own unique challenges for safe patient handling. While an injury prevention program may be the solution to decreasing musculoskeletal exertion injuries, it is up to us to implement the education, equipment, and resources available to promote safe patient handling and prevent injury to ourselves.
Allred, Kelly; Shaffer, Beth
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The successful management of pain in the ambulatory surgical patient begins with preoperative education about realistic expectations and strategies to minimize postoperative pain.
Murphy, Lin G.
Murphy, Lin G. Less
This article challenges new OR nurse managers to invest time in discovering who they are, what they value, and the kind of leaders they hope to be.
Carling, Philip; McCoy, Bobbi J.
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Despite advancements in cleaning technologies and surface disinfection over the past few years, preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in the OR is an ongoing challenge.
Saver, Cynthia Less
Nurses have a duty to disseminate their knowledge to help improve patient care. Publishing articles in professional nursing journals is one of the most effective strategies for this.
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