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INFORMATION RELEVANT FOR ANESTHESIA




HEIGHT AND WEIGHT
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CHILDREN (MINOR)MUST HAVE THIS TO HAVE SURGERY??



PARENT'S SIGNATURE ON CONSENT FORM
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EMERGENCY SURGERY ON COMATOSE PATIENT WITHOUT FAMILY MEMBERS PRESENT


OBTAIN TELEPHONE CONSENT FROM FAMILY WITH TWO WITNESS ON EXTENSION LINES
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POST-ANESTHESIA PATIENT ASKS FOR A DRINK



CHECK DR'S ORDERS SHEET FIRST
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PREOPERATIVE SURGICAL PREP



SHAVE HAIR BY MOVING AWAY FROM INCISION LINE
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BEFORE MEDICATING PREOPERATIVELY, TO PREVENT INJURY



HAVE PATIENT GO TO THE BATHROOM
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OPERATIVE PATIENT ON WAY TO SURGERY DOESN'T WANT TO REMOVE WEDDING BAND



TAPE IT IN PLACE ON HER FINGER
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POST-ANESTHESIA PATIENT RETURNING FROM SURGERY


MONITOR VITAL SIGNS AND LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS EVERY 15 MINUTES
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RECOVERY FROM SAME DAY SURGERY




1-3 HOURS
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SURGICAL DRESSING WITH SMALL AMOUNT OF DRAINAGE


OULINE AREA OF DRAINAGE WITH PEN, DATE AND TIME TO COMPARE WITH NEXT CHECK
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BOWEL SOUNDS IN ALL QUANDRANTS

PATIENT RECEIVING GENERAL ANESTHESIA EARLIER IN THE DAY, NOW WANTING SOMETHING TO DRINK, WITH A CLEAR LIQUID DIET ORDERED. BUT THIS ASSESSMENT MUST BE PRESENT FIRST
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DISCHARGE FROM SAME-DAY SURGERY INSTRUCTIONS


DO NOT DRIVE OR MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS FOR 24 HOURS
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FOURTH INTENTION HEALING



INCISION CLEAN AND DRY, WITH SUTURE INTACT
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PURULENT



THICK, CREAMY YELLOW DRAINANGE WITH ODOR
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SURGICAL PATIENT IMMUNOCOMPROMISED



INCREASED RISK FOR NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS
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MONTGOMERY STRAPS


ABDOMIAL DRESSING REQUIRING FREQUENT DRESSING CHANGES WITH SKIN IRRITATION BEGINNING
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ECCHYMOSIS




HEMORRHAGIC SPOT ON THE SKIN
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SKIN PREP PADS



USED WITH HYDROCOLLOID DRESSING TO A SKIN ULCER
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EYE IRRIGATION



POSITION PATIENT SUPINE WITHTHE HEAD TILTED TOWARD THE AFFECTED EYE
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BUCK'S TRACTION



HELPS REDUCE MUSCLE SPASM THAT ACCOMPANIES FRACTURES
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