Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

Paperback | June 17, 2016

EditorMark Radford, Maria Kisiel, Alison Smith

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Concise, practical, and packed full of clinical information, the Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing is the essential resource for all those working in nursing practice surgery and its sub-specialties. Easily-accessible, this handbook provides all of the information and practical advice neededto care effectively and professionally for surgical patientsThis handbook provides a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of the care of patients undergoing the range of surgical procedures. It covers all of the core elements of surgical care from point of diagnosis, through to discharge and rehabilitation. The Oxford Handbook of SurgicalNursing provides clinical knowledge and skills for managing complex cases in the hospital or clinic. This guide will assist the reader in understanding the core role of the surgical nurse within the modern surgical team, to plan, implement and evaluate patient care delivery, and to managecomplications arising from surgery. Evidence-based, and following the latest national guidelines, you can be sure this will be an indispensable companion, for all nurses, whether new to the specialty, or more experienced in surgical care.

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Concise, practical, and packed full of clinical information, the Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing is the essential resource for all those working in nursing practice surgery and its sub-specialties. Easily-accessible, this handbook provides all of the information and practical advice neededto care effectively and professionally for ...

Alison is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and Admissions Tutor for the Bachelor in Nursing, at the University of Birmingham. She teaches and assesses on the undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing programme. Alison qualified in 1990 working initially in general medicine and then spent 14 years working in critical care within the specialities of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.01 inPublished:June 17, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199642664

ISBN - 13:9780199642663

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the surgical patient2. Managing the surgical ward3. Surgical Care models4. Pre-operative assessment and preparation5. Pre-operative pptimisation6. Transfer to other departments or theatre7. Intraoperative care8. Ward post-operative care9. Pain management10. Nutrition and hydration11. Transfusion of blood products12. Wound care13. Skin assessment14. Infection: prevention, control, and treatment15. Post-operative complications16. Surgical Nursing Procedures17. Opthalmology18. Upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery19. Colorectal and lower gastrointestinal surgery20. Trauma and orthopaedics21. Vascular surgery22. Urology and renal23. Neurological and spinal surgery24. Burns and plastic surgery25. Thoracic surgery26. Cardiac surgery27. Breast surgery28. Gynaecological surgery