K. Philp

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Principles of Perioperative Practice, 1e by Martin Hind
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This book is a good solid text ideal as a starting point for ODP's and Theatre Nurses. Covering 14 varied chapters it discusses issues such as education, safe practice, quality, evidence based practice and how roles are ever changing within this environment. It has excellent chapters on ethics and accountability covering issues to do with competence, consent and understanding and touches on many aspects. The chapter on education for practice highlights the importance of continued professional development and self directed learning.

After reading this book, I feel it is an excellent text to help you get started and give you key pieces of information in bite sized chunks, and… Read more
Perioperative Nursing: An Introductory Text, 1e by Lois Hamlin
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
A fantastic introductory text - I would highly recommend this book!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, there is little fault I can pick with it at all, I like its size, the level of detail encompasses and the supporting pictorial evidence. I would first mention that this is an Australian publication and whilst there may be some differences the bulk of the text remains relative to UK based Nursing.

I like the way this book is set out, each chapter announces the learning objectives and documents 'key terms' so you can decide if it will cover off what you need or want it to before reading further. In the first chapter it discusses what the role responsibilities are of each… Read more
A Textbook of Perioperative Care, 1e by Kate Woodhead
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Frankly it 'does what the title says'.

This book holds 4 sections: core principles of perioperative practice, principles of clinical practice, principles of care in different environments and principles of care for specific patient groups.

The first section discusses aspects such as accountability, ethics, risk, infection control and quality with each chapter sub-categorised into more bite sized pieces of information detailing further chapter contents which enables you to further dissect the information efficiently. Many case studies are scattered also to further support learning.

Section two discusses the assessment of the patient and how to care for the… Read more

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