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Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices

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

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
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2014 Standards and Recommended Practices  

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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.  

    Need a superseded edition for legal research or other uses? Contact our Customer Service department at 800-755-2676 to purchase past Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices publications (sold individually). 

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