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Post-anesthesia recovery room
Inadequate postoperative patient care
Lack of standardized observation parameters
Absence of medical supervision
Care was inconsistent and inefficient
Post-op Care causes if death.
When was the American Society of Peri-anesthesia Nurses organized?
Society of Peri-anesthesia Nurses
They establish standards of practice for diverse populations.
Remote paranestheia phase3
Specific phases of care
prepare the patient for self-care or care in extended setting
provide immediate postoperative care from an anesthetized state to a condition requiring less acute intervention
Remote paranesthesia phase III:
preparing the patient for discharge
-Neurologic condition assessment
-Anesthetic agents and their actions
-Medications and actions
-Physical assessment with recognition of complications
-Management of emergencies
-Interpretation of monitoring data
Skills needed in Post-op care
-Need for physiologic support
-Complexity of procedure
-Type of anesthetic agent
-Need for pain therapy
-Prescribed period for monitoring parameters to evaluate physiologic status (stable vs unstable)
The duration and type of care during post-op care depend on?
-Name, age, gender, diagnosis, procedure
-Type of anesthesia and pt response
-Vital signs pre-op and summary intraop
-Physiologic changes or existing conditions
-IV fluids and output
The anesthesia care providers post-op report is the most verbal part of the report. What details does this report include?
-Postoperative orders usually written
-Any diagnostic tests needed in PACU
-Any interventions needed (bladder irrigation
The Surgeon's report includes?
-Vitals at 5-7 minute intervals
-Respiratory, circulatory, level of consciousness
What details need to be documented in Post-op care?
-Most remain at least 1 hour
-After PACU, transferred to floor, ICU, or secondary care unit for discharge
-Criteria is consistent with standards of JCAHO, AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists)
What details does being discharged include?
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