MGH Postoperative Care Handbook

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Author: Berg
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9789387506268
Language: English
Published: 2018
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

Practical, portable and accessible, this new addition to the LWW Handbook Series covers all facets of care given to patients postoperatively, both early on in the PACU and later on the floor.

MGH Postoperative Care Handbook

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Practical, portable and accessible, this new addition to the LWW Handbook Series covers all facets of care given to patients postoperatively, both early on in the PACU and later on the floor. A multidisciplinary team of residents, fellows and faculty at the highly esteemed Massachusetts General Hospital employ an easy-to-use outline format to cover topics such as patient care, postoperative complications, special considerations, CPR in the PACU, ethico-legal issues and PACU administration. Covers the wide variety of patients encountered in the PACU (such as patients just out of thoracic surgery vs. those coming from genitourinary surgery).Presents the combined experience and knowledge of anesthesiologists, surgeons and paranaesthesia nurses, mirroring the team structure of care given postoperatively n Discusses the considerations necessary for special patient populations such as obese patients or substance abuse patients.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: PATIENT CARE 

  1.  Head and Neck Surgical Patient 

Rebecca L. Grammer and Maria J. Troulis

  1. Ophthalmologic Surgical Patient 

Elizabeth Turner, Nailyn Rasoul, Katherine Boudreault, and Dean Cestari

  1. Postoperative Care of the Thoracic Surgery Patient 

 Uma M. Sachdeva and Christopher R. Morse

  1. Vascular Patient 

Elizabeth Turner

  1. Recovery of Patients Undergoing Radiologic

Procedures with Anesthetic Management 

John J. A. Marota

  1. Postoperative Care of the Orthopedic Patient 

Benjamin Hollingsworth and Joseph Schwab

  1. Postoperative Care of the Neurosurgical Patient

Joanne E. Baker and Ala Nozari

  1.  Postoperative Care of the Endocrine Surgery Patient 

Yufei Chen and Roy Phitayakorn

  1. Gastrointestinal, Abdominal, and Anorectal Patient 

Elizabeth Turner

  1.  Management of the Genitourinary Surgical Patient 

Rebecca I. Kalman, Elisabeth M. Baker, and Heather Renzi

  1.  Patient Care: Trauma Patient Matthew Tichauer, Craig S. Jabaley, and D. Dante Yeh
  2.  Postoperative Care for the Burn Patient 

Andrew Vardanian and Jeremy Goverman

  1.  Postoperative Care for the Plastic Surgical Patient 

Andrew Vardanian and William (Jay) Gerald Austen

SECTION II: POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS 

  1.  Postoperative Pain Management 

Mark Hoeft

  1.  Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting 

Ryan J. Horvath and William Benedetto

  1. Postoperative Airway Complications 

Tara Kelly and Mazen Maktabi

  1. Postoperative Respiratory Complications 

Tao Shen and Richard M. Pino

  1. Perioperative Cardiac Complications

Milad Sharifpour and Kenneth Shelton

  1.  Postoperative Central Nervous System Dysfunction 

Meredith Miller and Ala Nozari

  1. Acute Perioperative Urinary and Renal Dysfunction 

Michael Hermann and Sheri Berg

  1. Postoperative Hemorrhage 

Matthew Tichauer, Martha DiMilla, and D. Dante Yeh

  1. Temperature Abnormalities 

Craig S. Jabaley and Kathryn L. Butler

  1. Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders 

Kevin Blackney and Jonathan Charnin

  1. Acid–Base Disorders 

Kevin H. Zhao and Kathryn L. Butler

  1. Endocrine Abnormalities: Glucose Control, Adrenal Insufficiency, and Thyroid Storm 

Alana B. Birner and Kathryn L. Butler

  1. Gastrointestinal Complications 

Christina Anne Jelly and D. Dante Yeh

  1. Allergy and Anaphylaxis During

the Postoperative Period 

Matthew Sigakis

  1. Transfusion Reactions 

Adeola Sadik and Jarone Lee

  1. Perioperative Injuries (Ocular, Oropharyngeal, Dental, Nerve, Extravasation) 

Bryan Simmons and Edward A. Bittner

SECTION III: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS 

  1.  Pediatric Postanesthesia Care Unit 

Ashlee Holman and Erik Shank

  1. The Morbidly Obese Patient 

Yasuko Nagasaka and Jean Kwo

  1. The Geriatric Patient 

Elie P. Ramly and Haytham M. A. Kaafarani

  1. The Pregnant Patient 

Naveen F. Sangji and Haytham M. A. Kaafarani

  1. Postoperative Care of Patients with a History of Substance Use 

Connie Wang, Sheri Berg, and Carlos Fernandez-Robles

SECTION IV : ETHICO-LEGAL ISSUES AND PACU ADMINISTRATION 

  1. Legal and Ethical Issues in the PACU 

Caroline B. G. Hunter and Sheri Berg

  1. PACU Admission and Discharge Criteria 

Yuriy Bronshteyn and William Schoenfeld

  1. Quality Assurance, Organization, Policies, and Management in the PACUs 

Edward George

  1. Infection Control 

Erin J. Levering and Jean Kwo

  1. Healthcare-Associated Infections 

Erin J. Levering and Jean Kwo