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Chapter 31: Perioperative Nursing

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Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Care, 10th Ed., Taylor, Lynn & Bartlett | Registered Nurse (RN) School Study Aid

Chapter 31: Perioperative Nursing
9 Picmonics to Learn | 21 mins
Inhaled Anesthetics
Mechanism of Action
Unknown Mechanism
Inhaled Anesthetic Drugs
HEISMN Drug Name Acronym
Side Effects
Respiratory Depression
Myocardial Depression
Lower Metabolic Demand, Increased Cerebral Blood Flow
Hepatotoxicity (Halothane)
Nephrotoxicity (Methoxyflurane)
Seizure (Enflurane)
Malignant Hyperthermia
Expansion of Trapped Gas
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2 mins
IV Anesthetics
Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Respiratory Depression
Hypotension
Ketamine
NMDA Receptor Antagonist
Hallucinations
Opioids
Propofol
Potentiates GABA-A
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2 mins
Malignant Hyperthermia
Inheritance
Autosomal-Dominant
Pathophysiology and causes
Ryanodine Receptor 1 Mutation
Inhaled Anesthetics
Succinylcholine
Symptoms
Autonomic Instability
Muscle Rigidity
Treatment
Dantrolene
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Informed Consent
Key Elements
Names and Qualifications of People Involved
Explanation of the Procedure
Information on Harm that Can Result
Alternative Therapies
Right to Refuse
Nurses and Consent
Nurses May Witness Consent
Student Nurses Do Not Witness Consent
Emergency
Consent from Legally Authorized Person
Life Saving Procedure Without Consent
Special Considerations
Deaf, Illiterate, Speaks a Foreign Language
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4 mins
Preoperative Care
Preop Education
Surgical Procedure
NPO
Turn, Cough, Deep Breathe, Incentive Spirometer
Lower Extremity Exercises
Compression Stockings or SCD's
Pain Management
Safety
Informed Consent
Physical Preparation
Preop Checklist
Handoff to Surgery
Universal Precautions
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2 mins
Patient’s Rights
Patient’s Rights When Hospitalized
Respectful Care
Information
Consent or Refuse Treatment
Continuity of Care
Privacy and Confidentiality
Medical Record Review
Consent or Refuse Part in Research
Health Alternatives
Explanation of Charges and Bills
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Advanced Directives
Advance Care Planning
Process of Planning for Future Care
Living Will
Instructions about Healthcare
Life-Sustaining Treatments
Level of Comfort Care
Artificial Nutrition and Hydration
Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare
Appointed Person to Make Decisions
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
No CPR
Allow Natural Death (AND)
Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
Medical Order
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Immobility
Assessment
Mobility Continuum
Complications
Cardiovascular
Respiratory
Musculoskeletal
Integumentary
Gastrointestinal
Urinary
Considerations
Turn, Cough, Deep Breathe (TCDB)
Range of Motion (ROM)
Skin Care
Fluids
Balanced Diet
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Pain Assessment
Types of Pain
Acute Pain
Chronic Pain
OPQRST Mnemonic
Onset
Provoking or Palliative
Quality
Radiation
Severity
Timing
Nursing Considerations
Subjective Findings
Objective Findings
Reassessment of Pain
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