Undergoing Surgery

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asquared85
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9761
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Undergoing Surgery
Updated:
2010-03-09 14:44:46
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  1. ectomy
    removal
  2. otomy
    cutting into (temp)
  3. rrhaphy
    repair/surgical suture
  4. plasty
    reconstuction
  5. ostomy
    creating an opening (longer use)
  6. scopy
    looking into
  7. resection
    removal of a section
  8. anatomosis
    sewing back together
  9. Preoperative Phase of Surgery
    • As soon as pt decides to have sugery
    • Assesment of physical, psychological, and social state
    • Physical prep for sugery (NPO, shaving, medication)
    • Pt education and teaching
  10. Intraoperative Phase of Surgery
    • Continuing assessment
    • Safety and privacy
    • Infection prevention
    • Promotion of healing (bandages, positioning, etc)
  11. Postoperative Phase of Sugery
    • Assessment of physical and psychological changes
    • Interventions to prevent complications
    • Promotion of healing
    • Promotion of comfort and return to normal activitiy
    • "Moving back toward normal"
  12. Intraoperative Care

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