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Ch.14 Peri-Op Care

Ch.14- Perioperative Care> Pre-Op, Intra-Op, and Post-Op Care

Surgery that requires fewer than 24 hours of hospitalization; sometimes referred to as same-day or outpatient surgery. Ambulatory surgery
Partial or complete loss of the sensation of pain with or without the loss of consciousness; may be general, regional, or local. Anesthesia
Physician who has completed 2 years of residency in anesthesia and is responsible for administering anesthesia to a client and for monitoring a client during and after the surgical procedure. Anesthesiologist
person who administers anesthesia under the supervision of an anesthesiologist. Anesthetist
Separation of surgical wound edges without the protrusion of organs Dehiscence
Moving mass of particles, either solid or gas, within the bloodstream. Embolus
Protrusion of organs through a separated surgical wound. Evisceration
Phase of perioperative care that includes the entire surgical procedure until transfer of the client to the recovery area. Intraoperative
Disorder in which body temp, muscle metabolism, and heat production increase rapidly, progressively, and uncontrollably in response to stress and some anesthetic agents. Malignant Hyperthermia
Disorder in which the intestine becomes adynamic from an absence of normal nerve stimulation to intestinal muscle fibers. Paralytic Ileus
Entire time span of surgery, including before and after the actual operation. Perioperative
Clot formation with minimal or no venous inflammation. Phlebothrombosis
Phase of peroperative care that begins with admission to the recovery area and continues until the client receives a follow up evaluation at home or is discharged to a rehabilitation unit. Postoperative
Phase of perioperative care beginning with the decision to perform surgery and continuing until the client reaches the operating area. Preoperative
(conscious sedation) state in which clients are free of pain, fear, and anxiety and can tolerate unpleasant procedures while maintaining independent cardiorespiratory function and the ability to respond to verbal commands and tactile stimulation Procedural Sedation
surgical technique Surgical Asepsis
inflammation of a vein accompanied by clot or thrombus formation. Thrombophlebitis
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