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preparation

 [prep″ah-ra´shun]
the act or process of making ready.
childbirth preparation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information and support to facilitate childbirth and to enhance the ability of an individual to develop and perform the role of parent.
surgical preparation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing care to a patient immediately prior to surgery and verification of required procedures or tests and documentation in the clinical record.

surgical preparation

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as providing care to a patient immediately prior to surgery and verifying required procedures/tests and documentation in the clinical record. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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They collaborated with and trained Rwandan physicians, medical students, and nursing staff, teaching them post-surgical care for the women, as well as basic anatomy, surgical preparation, sterility concepts, evaluation, and surgical approaches.
At around the same time, prior to the application of surgical preparation, both anaesthetists and surgeons became aware of an unusual sensation whenever her skin was touched.
Proper differentiation of these lesions permits more appropriate preoperative counseling and surgical preparation.
In addition, the solution contains an advanced presurgical screening and risk management solution to streamline the surgical preparation process.
led the surgical preparation for the separation procedure.
In addition to its patient safety benefits, ScopeTrac cuts down on surgical preparation time, increases efficiency in operating rooms and sterile processing departments, and extends the life of the endoscopes, which represent a sizable capital investment by the hospital or surgery center.