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perioperative

 [per″ĕ-op´er-ah-tiv″]
pertaining or relating to the period of time surrounding a surgical procedure, including the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods.
perioperative nursing data set a nursing language specialized for vocabulary that addresses the perioperative patient experience from preadmission until discharge. See also perioperative nurse.

per·i·op·er·a·tive

(per'ē-op'ĕr-ă-tiv),
Around the time of operation.
Synonym(s): paraoperative

perioperative

/peri·op·er·a·tive/ (-op´er-ah-tiv) pertaining to the period extending from the time of hospitalization for surgery to the time of discharge.

perioperative

[per′i·op′ərətiv]
Etymology: Gk, peri, around; L, operari, to work
pertaining to the time before (preoperative), during (intraoperative), and after (postoperative) surgery.

per·i·op·er·a·tive

(per'ē-op'ĕr-ă-tiv)
Around the time of operation.
Synonym(s): paraoperative.

perioperative

pertaining or relating to the period immediately before and/or after an operation, as perioperative care. Usually relates to immediately before, as in perioperative antibiotics, extending to just after.
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Today, the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) shared its vision for the future of perioperative healthcare provision across the UK.
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The first step towards national standards for perioperative nursing was taken in 1975, when 10 senior operating room nurses from across Australia met at StVincent's Hospital in Melbourne.
GE Healthcare today announced that its Centricity Perioperative Anesthesia software is rated by KLAS as Category Leader in the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report that recognizes the technology and service organizations that excelled in helping providers deliver better patient care.
20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Information Systems (SIS), a leader in perioperative information systems, announced today Perioperative Management by SIS has been selected by four healthcare organizations to automate surgery and anesthesia documentation processes and provide perioperative analytics for measuring and tracking clinical, operational, and financial performance.
Perioperative management of patients prescribed anticoagulant and/or antiplatelet medications poses a challenge affecting the care of roughly 250,000 patients in the United States annually.
The use of beta-blockers to prevent perioperative cardiac events is controversial.
The Atlanta-based Surgical Information Systems (SIS) recently released a survey of C-suite-level healthcare executives that queried them on their current plans and perspectives in the perioperative operations area, including the operating room (OR).
In 2009, a review of the literature (Saxton, Hines & Enriquez) identified one research article that assessed disruptive behavior specifically in the perioperative setting.
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is the national association committed to improving patient safety in the surgical setting.
The Medline Canada Mentorship Award was established in collaboration with ORNAC to acknowledge the significant role mentorship plays in the perioperative nursing environment.
SILVER SPRING, MD AND DENVER, CO--The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) are pleased to announce a new agreement that will provide all AORN members with individual affiliate, non-voting status membership to ANA, effective July 1, 2008.