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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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Earlier this year, a budget impact analysis (BIA) of three surgical preparation solutions demonstrated that DuraPrep solution already provided the most overall cost savings compared to both povidone-iodine scrub paint (PI) and ChloraPrep[R] Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation (ChloraPrep).
Surgical preparation is enhanced by the availability of three-dimensional models that allow surgeons to explore the surgical field in various projections and to simultaneously view multiple model sections (figure 2).
Thieme's newest clinical platform is designed to cater to a broad range of medical professionals: residents, who can quickly brush up on core techniques, or use the provided cases for board exam preparation; clinicians and lecturers, who can easily perform research or download high-quality images for presentations, and patient consultations; and surgeons, who will find the procedures and videos to be a critical part of surgical preparation.
Aseptic surgical preparation from the lower eyelid to upper lip was done and a small nick incision was made in the inferior conjunctival fornix and directly below the upper fornix of the lip (Fig.
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.
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.