- Speeding recovery from knee surgery. // USA Today Magazine;Feb96, Vol. 124 Issue 2609, p10
Reports that post-surgical recovery times have been reduced by 40 percent in people who undergo surgery for knee injuries by applying an obstetric technique. Injection of saline solution to dilute local anesthetic around the spinal cord; Importance of early discharge to athletic patients.
- THE PAXPRESS AIRWAY CAUSES MORE PHARYNGEAL IRRITATION THAN THE REUSABLE LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAY. Goodman, Evan J.; Ziegler, E. Jane; Douglas, Allen M. // AANA Journal;Apr2007, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p123
This study aimed to determine whether the PAXpress airway (Vital Signs, Totawa, NJ) should replace the standard laryngeal mask airway (LMA Classic) in our practice. Records of patients who had been ventilated with a PAXpress airway or an LMA were examined. Responses of patients in the...
- Post-operative pain. Scott, Lisa // Nursing Standard;4/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p59
The article presents a practice profile based on assessment and management of patients with post-operative pain. Post-operative pain management is an essential aspect of nursing care. In this context, the author provides information that could increase knowledge and understanding of assessment...
- Post-op Pain Management Linked to Overall Patient Satisfaction. Wood, Debra // NurseZone Newsletter;4/11/2014, p1
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- The nurse-patient relationship in the post-anaesthetic care unit. Reynolds, Joanne // Nursing Standard;12/16/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p40
Aim To explore how post-anaesthetic care (PAC) nurses perceive their role, acknowledging the activities that they undertake routinely in their practice. Method A generic qualitative research approach was used; eight PAC nurses were interviewed, with each interview lasting between 30 minutes and...
- EFFECTS OF HYPOTHERMIA AND SHIVERING ON STANDARD PACU MONITORING OF PATIENTS. Kiekkas, Panagiotis; Poulopoulou, Maria; Papahatzi, Argiri; Souleles, Panagiotis // AANA Journal;Feb2005, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p47
Inadvertent postoperative hypothermia is common among patients in the postanesthesia care unit (PACU). Shivering traditionally is attributed to hypothermia, but it Is not always thermoregulatory. The exact impact of hypothermia and shivering on standard PACU monitoring parameters of patients has...
- Nursing approaches in the postoperative pain management. Yüceer, Sevilay // Journal of Clinical & Experimental Investigations / Klinik ve De;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p474
Patients frequently experience moderate to severe pain in the postoperative period. Although the pain management is an integral and important part of the nursing care, studies suggest that, nursing management of postoperative pain remains inadequate. Postoperative care nurses are responsible to...
- AN RR EXPERIENCE: AS NURSE AND PATIENT SAW IT. Mitchell, Marion // RN;Aug75, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p46
Relates the experience of a recovery nurse taking care of a patient who undergone exploratory laparotomy. Vital signs of the patients upon her arrival in the recovery room; Effect of the anesthesia administered to the patient during the operation; Nursing care given by the nurse to the patient.
- Intensive Care Unit Versus Hospital Floor: A Comparative Study of Postoperative Management of Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Shan, Le-qun; Skaggs, David L.; Lee, Christopher; Kissinger, Catherine; Myung, Karen S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;4/3/2013, Vol. 95-A Issue 7, p605
Background: Patients undergoing posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis were admitted to the intensive care unit until two years ago, at which time we changed our protocol to admit these patients to the general hospital floor following a brief stay...