Ambulatory Surgical Nursing: Clinical

Ambulatory Surgical Nursing: Clinical by Nancy Burden

ISBN10: 072165696X
ISBN13: 978-0721656960
Author: Nancy Burden
Title: Ambulatory Surgical Nursing: Clinical
Publisher: W B Saunders Co (August 30, 2009)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1437 kb
Size PDF: 1714 kb
Rating: 3.8/5
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Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences

Ambulatory Surgical Nursing: Clinical by Nancy Burden



The new edition of this reference reflects the advanced procedures being performed in ambulatory surgery, new medications being released, and improvements in pain management techniques. New chapters cover conscious sedation, managed care issues, care after discharge, business and marketing perspectives. Readers will also find new information on minimally invasive and laser surgery, pain management, radial keratotomy, cardiac defibrillators, and more.
  • Addresses all aspects of patient care from pre-admission to discharge and recovery.
  • Includes appendices that cover competency testing, professional associations, patient resources, and legislative assistance.
  • Covers surgical specialties in separate chapters for easy reference.
  • Features a new chapter on conscious sedation that covers the expanding role of the nurse.
  • Provides sample critical pathways that serve as guidelines for improved patient care.
  • Updates and expands coverage of procedures and technology with new information on minimally invasive and laser surgery, pain management, radial keratotomy, cardiac defibrillators, and more.
  • Reflects current government, board, and association regulations and requirements.

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