Flashcards in Surgical Techniques - Preoperative Routine, Post-Anesthesia Care, and Related Nursing Procedures 1-B Deck (100)
Crosscheck information on the patient chart, ensuring that patient name, procedure, surgeon, and _____ match.
Assess patient's physical and _____ status; signs of distress can affect the course of surgery.
To establish a baseline, take and document the _____ _____ on the patient chart.
Ensure the patient has _____ or _____ before putting on a hospital gown.
bathed or showered
Remove all patient jewelry, body piercings, wigs, and _____ devices and label for safekeeping and patient safety.
Ensure that the patient is in a _____ hospital gown.
If ordered by the physician, apply special (anti-embolic) stockings or elastic bandages to the _____ extremities to prevent blood clots.
Ensure the patient has ____ prior to surgery, recording the time on the preoperative checklist.
Place bed in its _____ position with the side rails _____ after patient has received pre-op medications.
All _____ should accompany the patient to the operating room.
used for pediatric patients under 5 years of age
used for patients who require supervision of their movement
beds or ward beds
same-day surgery permit patients to walk to the OR
primarily used for out-patients
most common means for transporting patients
used to ease apprehensive young child when transporting to OR
used for newborn and premature infants
Identify the patient verbally, by _____, and on chart, letting the patient know why you are there.
Cover patient and apply safety strap over blanket _____ inches above the knees.
Allow for _____ _____ or assist the patient onto the stretcher.
Secure side rails in _____ position.
Review the chart for _____.
Push stretcher from _____ _____, facing patient in direction of travel, avoiding abrupt movements such as sharp turns or sudden stops or bumping into things.
When approaching inclining and declining ramps with doors, explain what is happening, then stop movement of stretcher at least _____ feet from start of incline or decline, open door, secure it and proceed with firm control of stretcher on ramps at all times.
Walk _____ and in full control.
Give special attention to _____, drains, IVs, etc.
Check the _____ of the patient.
Request patient to verbally state name, date of birth, _____, procedure side and site, and surgeon.
Verify that the _____ has marked the appropriate surgical site to ensure the correct site and side.