Perioperative Nursing Definition of Surgery. Surgery is any procedure performed on the human body that uses instruments to alter tissue or organ integrity . Perioperative Nursing .
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Surgery is any procedure performed on the human body that uses instruments to alter tissue or organ integrity.
Static lung volumes decreases
Pulmonary static recoil decreases
Sensitivity of the airway receptors decreases
Increased incidence of post.op. confusion.
Increased incidence of delirium
Increased sensitivity to anesthetic agents
Decreased liver blood flow Delayed gastric emptying
Decrease side effects of anesthesia.
Support and reassurance
Control of the environment
Provision of resources
Maintenance of asepsis
Monitoring of physiologic and psychological status
Complications of General Anesthesia
Local or Regional Anesthesia
Temporarily interrupts the transmission of sensory nerve impulses from a specific area or region.
Complications of Local/Regional Anesthesia
-patients with cardiac or respiratory disease
Administration of IV sedative, hypnotic, and opioid medications.
Assessment of the Postanesthesia Client
Poor suturing technique
Call for help
Cover with sterile NS soaked gauze/towels
DO NOT ATTEMPTS TO REINSERT ORGANS.
Keep in supine position with knees/hips bent
Assessment/VS q 5 min. until MD arrive
Prepare for surgery.