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Comment on the 'Recommended Practices for Care of the Patient Receiving Local Anesthesia'

Comment on the 'Recommended Practices for Care of the Patient Receiving Local Anesthesia'

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:00 AM - Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:59 PM

Description:

The AORN Recommended Practices for Care of the Patient Receiving Local Anesthesia is open for public comment from Tuesday, August 26 through Tuesday, September 23.

The proposed Recommended Practices for Care of the Patient Receiving Local Anesthesia are presented for review and comment. These recommended practices provide guidance for the perioperative registered nurse (RN) caring for the patient receiving local anesthesia by injection, infiltration, or topical application. This document includes guidance for patient assessment, patient monitoring, recognition and treatment of local anesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST), assessment for local anesthetic allergies, and documentation of patient care.

Learn how to offer your public comments through the Recommended Practice Public Commenting Guide (PDF).

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