perioperative nursing data set


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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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