hypertension occurs in 25% of hypertensive patients that undergo surgery.1,2 Hypertension is commonly encountered in pre-operative assessments.3 Perioperative
hypertension is defined as a sustained elevated blood pressure (BP) typically >140/90mm Hg immediately before, during or after a surgical procedure.2,4
16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Seven percent of older patients undergoing inpatient, noncardiac surgery have perioperative
covert stroke, which is associated with an increased risk for cognitive decline, according to a study published online Aug.
In USA 3.9% of all blood transfusions used during orthopedic surgery are during knee arthroplasty.1,2 This increase in perioperative
blood transfusions has resulted in a rise in mortality and morbidity rates.1,3 Complications that may develop perioperatively in patients having blood transfusions include hemolytic and allergic reactions during surgery, transfusion-associated acute lung damage, transfusion-associated circulatory overload, graft versus host disease and infection.4,5 A further complication of perioperative
blood transfusions mentioned in many studies, is kidney dysfunction.6-8 During our literature search, we found many studies looking at the effects of perioperative
Nurses specialise in patient-centred care.
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust won the Anaesthesia and Perioperative
Medicine Team of the Year at the BMJ Awards for their work in consultant-led perioperative
We feel aggrieved that Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, the magazine of our professional body, is perpetuating the invisibility of perioperative
A WEST Midlands healthcare trust is celebrating after scooping a prestigious award recognising its anaesthesia and perioperative
Susan Hall, who is originally from Merseyside and qualified as a nurse in Liverpool in 1974, has been recognised for her tireless work in helping develop an infrastructure of support and education for the "perioperative
 No study has yet been undertaken to examine the influence or confirm the efficacy of the organisation with regards to perioperative
In the Australian perioperative
setting, clinical specialty direct patient care is delivered by the nurse entrepreneur working as a nurse practitioner surgical assistant or perioperative
nurse surgeon's assistant (PNSA).
(April 30, 2018) Denver, Colo.--Doreen Wagner, PhD, RN, CNOR has recently received the Association for PeriOperative
Registered Nurse's (AORN) Excellence in Perioperative
Three large studies reported a decrease in hospital stay after perioperative
evaluation and care of patients undergoing thoracic,  hip  and various other operations.