20.11.12 Review copy sent to Nursing Standard
From the Back Cover
“An excellent reference resource for those (medical andnursing students, surgical trainees and industry partners) seekingto understand the dimensions and diversity of thediscipline.”
From the foreword by Jane H. Reid, President InternationalFederation of Perioperative Nursing
Manual of Perioperative Care is a comprehensive manual ofprinciples of care designed to support the clinical practice ofperioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operatingdepartment practitioners. This book sets out to meet the needs ofthose studying perioperative practice as well as those who wouldlike an up-to-date, comprehensive reference on their bookshelf. Itcovers the fundamentals involved in perioperative practice, settingmodern surgical care into its complete environment and context.
With a practical, accessible focus, aided by full colourillustrations, this book follows the journey that the patient makesthrough their surgical care, with sections on:
• The foundation for safe and effective perioperativecare
• Infection prevention and control
• Patient safety and managing risks
• Different patient care groups
• Approaches to surgery
This book will be essential reading for all students onperioperative courses, and newly qualified perioperative nurses andoperating department practitioners.