Essay on Wound Care
The nurse is precepting a student nurse and explains that perioperative nursing care occurs
A. Before, during, and after surgery.
B. In preadmission testing.
C. During the surgical procedure.
D. In the postanesthesia care unit. The nurse is caring for a patient who is scheduled to undergo a surgical procedure. The nurse is completing an assessment and reviews the patient’s laboratory tests and allergies. In which perioperative nursing phase would this work be completed?
The nurse is caring for a patient in the postanesthesia care unit. The patient has developed profuse bleeding from the surgical site, and the surgeon has determined the need to return to the operative area. This procedure would be classified as
D. Major. The nurse is caring for a patient in preadmission testing. The patient has been assigned a physical status classification by the American Society of Anesthesiologist of P3. Which of the following assessments would support this classification?
A. Denial of any major illnesses or conditions
B. Normal, healthy patient
C. History of hypertension, 80 pounds overweight, history of asthma
D. History of myocardial infarction that limits activity The patient has