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Week 2 NURS 2016 Cheat Sheet by

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Glossary Terms

Ambulatory surgery
Informed consent
Intrao­per­ative phase
Periop­erative phase
Postop­erative phase
Preadm­ission testing
Preope­rative phase
Anesthesia
Anesth­esi­ologist
Anesthetic agent
Anesth­etist
Circul­ating nurse
Epidural anesthesia
General anesthesia
Local anesthesia
malignant hypert­hermia
Moderate sedation
Monitored anesthesia care
Regional anesthesia
restricted zone
Scrub role
Semi-r­est­ricted zone
Spinal anesthesia
Surgical asepsis
Unrest­ricted zone
Dehiscence
Evisce­ration
First-­int­ention healing
Phase I PACU
Phase II PACU
Phase III PACU
Post-a­nes­thesia care unit (PACU)
Second intention healing
Third intention healing
 

Periods of Surgery

PRE-­OPE­RATIVE PERIOD
- Patient teaching
- Consent
- Physical prep.
- psycho­logical prep.
INTR­A-O­PER­ATIVE PERIOD
Nurse is patient advocate
Scrub nurse: maintains sterile nurse integrity and monitors equipment
Circulating nurse: Protects patient safety, monitors OR condit­ions, documents, monitor team activities
POST­-OP­ERATIVE PERIOD
To PACU
Recovery: clinical unit or discharged home

Classi­fic­ation of Surgery

1. Emergency
Immedi­ately
2. Urgent
24-30h
3. Required
Upcoming weeks
4. Elective
Should have
5. Optional
Not necessary
 

Suffixes

-ectomy
Remove body part
-tomy
make an incision
-scopy
Observe with scope
-pathy
disease
-rhage
rupture
-oma
cancer­/tumour
-itis
inflam­mation
-logy
study of
-megaly
enlarg­ement of
-rhea
flowing
-lysis
decomp­osition

Prefixes

chole-
r/t choles­terol, bile, gall
Lapar-
r/t abdominal wall
Dys-
abnormal
Cyst-
r/t bladder, cyst, sac
Lith-
stone or rock
Carcin-
cancer
Neo-
new/young
Ortho
straig­ht/­upright
Trans-
Across, beyond

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