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1

what are the 6 concepts of perioperative care

coping
tissue integrity
ethical and legal practice
safety
perfusion
teamwork and collaboration

2

what are the 3 phases of perioperative care

pre
intra
post

3

pre

post

4

intra

mid

5

post

after

6

what are the 6 different surgical purposes

diagnosis
cure
palliation
prevention
cosmetic
exploration

7

determination of the presence/extent of a pathologic condition

diagnosis

8

elimination or repair of a pathologic condition

cure

9

alleviation of symptoms without a cure

palliation

10

cause something from getting worse

prevention

11

personal preference

cosmetic

12

surgical examination to determine the nature or extent of a disease

exploration

13

what are the 5 categories of surgery

emergent
urgent
required
elective
optional

14

requires immediate attention; may be life threatening, without delay

emergent

15

requires prompt attention, within 24 hrs

urgent

16

needs to have surgery, plan within a few weeks or months

required

17

should have surgery, failure to have surgery not catastrophic

elective

18

decision rests with patient, personal preference

optional

19

severe bleeding, bladder/intestinal obstruction, fractured skull, gunshot or stab wound, extensive burn

emergent

20

acute gallbladder infection, kidney or ureteral stones

urgent

21

prostatic hyperplasia w/o obstruction, thyroid disorders, cataracts

required

22

repair of scars, simple hernia, vaginal repair

elective

23

cosmetic surgery

optional

24

what should a nurse need to know before the operation

whats going on with the patient
what the pt feelings are about the procedure
lab work b4 pt goes back
risks and complications a person could have during operation

25

what are the 9 nursing assessment goals

1. determine psychologic status
2. determine physiologic factors
3. establish baseline data
4. identify and document surgical site
5. identify meds and herbs taken that may affect surgical outcome
6. identify and document and communicate results of laboratory/diagnostic test
7. identify cultural and ethnic factors that may affect surgical experience
8. determine receipt of adequate info from surgeon to sign informed consent
9. determine info consent and that informed consent form is signed and witnessed

26

what part is a controlled environment

surgical suite

27

what part are personnel in street clothes interact with those in scrubs

unrestricted areas

28

what is the waiting area inside/adjacent to surgical suite

holding area

29

what area is the pt documentation taken, diagnostic tests, and site marked

holding area

30

what is the area that is peripheral support areas and corridors with only authorized staff; must wear surgical attire/cover all head and facial hair

semirestricted area