Wednesday, May 23, 2007

AORN Journal: May 2007

This issue (available to University of Leicester people through Science Direct - use Leicester e-link to find the link) includes:

Research on:

Family centred care in the perioperative area
Continuous infusion of local anesthetics
Evaluation of a numbered surgical sponge product - does numbering the sponges reduce the incidence of lost sponges?
Unplanned postoperative hypothermia


Patient literacy

And, AORN recommendations on:

Managing the patient receiving local anesthesia
Prevention of unplanned perioperative hypothermia
Reducing radiological exposure in the perioperative practice setting

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