Organisational Issues in Pre Operative Assessment for Day Surgery

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Organisational Issues in Pre Operative Assessment for Day Surgery First published May 2010 Prepared by: Mary Stocker (editor), Jane Montgomery, Anna Lipp, Bisi Olaye, S Lewis, Ian Armstrong, Theresa Hinde, Madhu Ahuja, Rachel Blackshaw, John Carlisle, Jill Solly, Kerri Houghton, Nicki Bennett and Anne Coomber Paperback: 33 pages

Includes:

  • Introduction
  • Demand and capacity in pre operative assessment
  • The optimum process for day surgery pre operative assessment
  • Training for nurses undertaking pre operative assessment
  • Auditing outcomes in pre operative assessment
  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE) management in day surgery
  • Pre operative investigations for the day surgery patient
  • The role of pre operative assessment in informed decision making
  • Staffing requirements for a pre operative assessment service
  • Occupational therapy input to pre operative assessment
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