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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: 

  • Four new evidence-rated recommended practices (eight total that are evidence-rated):

    • Care of Patients Undergoing Pneumatic Tourniquet-assisted Procedures
    • Environmental Cleaning
    • Selection and Use of Packaging Systems for Sterilization
    • Sharps Safety
  • A new evidence rating model (PDF) tailored for the scope of perioperative practice

  • Seven ambulatory supplements to recommended practices – customized content for ASCs:

    • 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
  • An easy-to-navigate layout (PDF) with colored tabs, updated diagrams, and modernized tables to help you find the information you need faster

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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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