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Oxford handbook of surgical nursing

Author: Alison Smith; Maria Kisiel; Mark Radford
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Oxford handbooks in nursing.; Oxford medical publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Concise, practical, and packed full of clinical information, the Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing is the essential resource for all those working in nursing practice surgery and its sub-specialties. Easily-accessible, this handbook provides all of the information and practical advice needed to care effectively and professionally for surgical patients. This handbook provides a thorough introduction to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Smith; Maria Kisiel; Mark Radford
ISBN: 9780199642663 0199642664 9780191502903 0191502901
OCLC Number: 952159469
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 766 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction to the surgical patient --
2. Managing the surgical ward --
3. Surgical care models --
4. Pre-operative assessment and preparation --
5. Pre-operative optimization --
6. Transfer to other departments or theatre --
7. Intraoperative care --
8. Ward post-operative care --
9. Pain management --
10. Nutrition and hydration --
11. Transfusion of blood products --
12. Wound care --
13. Skin assessment --
14. Infection: prevention, control, and treatment --
15. Post-operative complications --
16. Surgical Nursing Procedures --
17. Opthalmology --
18. Upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery --
19. Colorectal and lower gastrointestinal surgery --
20. Trauma and orthopaedics --
21. Vascular surgery --
22. Urology and renal --
23. Neurological and spinal surgery --
24. Burns and plastic surgery --
25. Thoracic surgery --
26. Cardiac surgery --
27. Breast surgery --
28. Gynaecological surgery.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks in nursing.; Oxford medical publications.
Other Titles: Handbook of surgical nursing
Surgical nursing
Responsibility: edited by Alison Smith, Maria Kisiel, Mark Radford.


The Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing provides a practical, easily accessible, concise, and up-to-date evidence-based guide relating to all the core elements of surgical care, including detailed  Read more...


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From admission to discharge the book is panoramic, and it is a signal achievement of the authors to have packed it all into one solid handbook. * Jim Young, Glycosmedia.com *

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