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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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One of the top priorities for today's perioperative staff is maintaining normothermia throughout the patient's surgical experience.
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Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, 6th Edition (online access included)
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Thus, although perioperative stroke is an uncommon occurrence, it has a large impact on the patient and their family and community.
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Perioperative nurse leaders have concerns about the leadership pipeline both inside their organizations, and in the larger perioperative community.
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.
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.
Perioperative competence is an eclectic concept that has been difficult to define and even more difficult to measure.
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).