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Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices

The 2014 Edition is a Must-Have for All Perioperative Professionals

2014 Standards and Recommended Practices

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Perioperative managers, educators, and registered nurses alike will need the updates provided in the 2014 edition of Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices – especially those who work in an ambulatory setting. An essential resource for both patient and worker safety where invasive procedures are performed, this new edition features: 

  1. Four new evidence-rated recommended practices (eight total that are evidence-rated)
  2. A new evidence rating model tailored for the scope of perioperative practice
  3. Seven ambulatory supplements to recommended practices - customized content for ASCs
  4. An easy-to-navigate layout with colored tabs, updated diagrams, and modernized tables to help you find the information you need faster

New, evidence-rated Recommended Practices in 2014:

  • Care of Patients Undergoing Pneumatic Tourniquet-assisted Procedures
  • Environmental Cleaning
  • Selection and Use of Packaging Systems for Sterilization
  • Sharps Safety

Ambulatory supplements are available for:

  • Medication Safety
  • Prevention of Retained Surgical Items
  • Prevention of Transmissible Infections
  • Reducing Radiological Exposure
  • Safe Environment of Care
  • Specimen Care and Handling
  • Surgical Tissue Banking

Preview Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, 2014 Edition 

Table of Contents
New Recommended Practices for Environmental Cleaning
The new AORN evidence-rating model
Ambulatory Supplements 

2012 and 2013 Editions of the Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices were Selected as One of Doody Review Service's Core Titles and won perfect scores with 5 stars and 100 points.

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