Section 1 Core Issues
1 Perioperative homeostasis (Paul Wicker).
2 Managing perioperative equipment (Joy O’Neill).
3 Perioperative pharmacology (Paul Wicker and Africa Bocos).
4 Perioperative communication (Joy O’Neill).
5 Managing perioperative risks (Joy O’Neill).
Section 2 Perioperative Practice
6 A route to enhanced competence in perioperative care (Paul Wicker and Jill Ferbrache).
7 Preoperative preparation of perioperative patients (Paul Wicker).
8 Patient care during anaesthesia (Joy O’Neill).
9 Patient care during surgery (Paul Wicker and Adele Nightingale).
10 Patient care during recovery (Paul Wicker and Felicia Cox).
4-colour illustrations proposed in line with inspection copy comments and reviews
- New edition of a successful text for perioperative practitioners and students
- Emphasises holistic patient centred care
- Focused on key skills and knowledge required by practitioners
- Explores the evidence-base for safe and effective practice