Preparing patients to undergo surgery.

Liddle, C. (2012) Preparing patients to undergo surgery. Nursing times, 108 (48). pp. 12-13. ISSN 09547762 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Pre-operative preparation is vital to patient safety and a key nursing role. Careful preparation can minimise anxiety, and therefore physical effects, and ensure patients arrive in the operating department ready for surgery. This involves a range of procedures, including ensuring patients understand the operation, and are able to give informed consent, unless this is not possible due to age or mental capacity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anxiety, article, human, methodology, nurse patient relationship, nursing, nutritional support, perioperative nursing, preoperative care, social support, Anxiety, Humans, Nurse-Patient Relations, Nutritional Support, Perioperative Nursing, Preoperative Care, Social Support
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > School of Fashion and Textiles
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Social Care, Health and Related Research (C-SHARR) > Quality of Care
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Hussen Farooq
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2017 08:23
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2017 08:23
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2209

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