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Principles of Perioperative Practice, 1st Edition

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By Martin Hind and Paul Wicker, BSc, RGN, RMN, CCNS(Operating Department Nursing), PG Cert in Teaching and Learning, RNT
Principles of Perioperative Practice takes a practical look at the multifaceted role of the perioperative nurse. Basing their reflections on experience, the authors of each chapter take the reader through the main issues influencing perioperative pra ...view more
Principles of Perioperative Practice takes a practical look at the multifaceted role of the perioperative nurse. Basing their reflections on experience, the authors of each chapter take the reader through the main issues influencing perioperative practice today. Ranging from risk assessment and health and safety to ethics, quality and new technology, the authors have managed to capture the very essence of the challenges of working in the high impact environment of the perioperative field. The focus on the multi-disciplinary team ensures that these topics are discussed in the context of day-to-day work in perioperative practice.
ISBN :
9780443062513
Publication Date :
23-06-2000
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Principles of Perioperative Practice takes a practical look at the multifaceted role of the perioperative nurse. Basing their reflections on experience, the authors of each chapter take the reader through the main issues influencing perioperative practice today. Ranging from risk assessment and health and safety to ethics, quality and new technology, the authors have managed to capture the very essence of the challenges of working in the high impact environment of the perioperative field. The focus on the multi-disciplinary team ensures that these topics are discussed in the context of day-to-day work in perioperative practice.

Key Features
  • Expanding role of the nurse
  • Clear links between theory and practice
  • Emphasize perioperative role of nurse
  • First book to focus on the holistic approach to perioperative patient care.

    Author Information
    By Martin Hind, Senior Lecturer in Critical Care, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth, UK; Paul Wicker, BSc, RGN, RMN, CCNS(Operating Department Nursing), PG Cert in Teaching and Learning, RNT, Programme Leader, Operating Department Practice, Edge Hill College of Higher Education, Liverpool; Past Editor of the British Journal of Perioperative Nursing; Past Chairman, Editorial Board, National Association of Theatre Nurses and External Examiner, University of Teeside, UK