Is their a role for perioperative nurses in reducing adverse events, mistakes etc?
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- Responded 18 Oct 2019 · A toughie, for sure. Here are some references that might help: 1. Extended scope of nursing practice: a multicentre randomised controlled trial of appropriately trained nurses and pre-registration house officers in pre-operative assessment in elective general surgery. Health Technol Assess. 2001 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11427189 2. Nurse-led pre-operative assessment for elective surgical patients. Nurs Stand. 2007 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17892105 3. Perioperative nurses and patient outcomes: mortality, complications, and length of stay. J Nurs Adm. 2010 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20859103 4. Preoperative assessment in the elderly: evaluation of a new clinical service. Scott Med J. 2012 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23028174 5. Safety checklist briefings: a systematic review of the literature. AORN J. 2014 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24369977 6. Implementation of safety checklists in surgery: a realist synthesis of evidence. Implementation Science, 2015 https://implementationscience.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13012-015-0319-9 7. Effectiveness of nurse-led preoperative assessment services for elective surgery: a systematic review update. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2015 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26455754 8. Surviving Major Surgery Protocolised pathways to meet individual need. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 2016 https://www.health.org.uk/sites/default/files/York%20Innovating%20for%20Improvement%20Report%20for%20web.pdf 9. The Effectiveness of Nurse-Led Preoperative Assessment Clinics for Patients Receiving Elective Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review. J Perianesth Nurs. 2016 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27931698 10. Development, Functioning, and Effectiveness of a Preoperative Risk Assessment Clinic. Health Serv Insights. 2016 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27812286 11. A perioperative consult service results in reduction in cost and length of stay for colorectal surgical patients: evidence from a healthcare redesign project. Perioperative Medicine, 2016 https://perioperativemedicinejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13741-016-0028-1 12. Exploring nurses' use of the WHO safety checklist in the perioperative setting. J Nurs Manag. 2017 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27753177 13. Increasing compliance with the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist-A regional health system's experience. Am J Surg. 2017 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27692671 14. Evaluation of a patient safety programme on Surgical Safety Checklist Compliance: a prospective longitudinal study. BMJ Open Quality, 2018 https://bmjopenquality.bmj.com/content/7/3/e000362 15. Satisfaction of surgical patients with perioperative nursing care in a Spanish tertiary care hospital. SAGE Open Med. 2018 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6295759/ 16. Enhancing patient safety in the operating theatre: from the perspective of experienced operating theatre nurses. Scand J Caring Sci. 2018 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28940247 17. Nursing Diagnosis Risk for Delayed Surgical Recovery (00246): Concept Clarification and Definition of Empirical Referents. Int J Nurs Knowl. 2018 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28544813 18. Pre-operative evaluation of adults undergoing elective noncardiac surgery Updated guideline from the European Society of Anaesthesiology. 2018 https://journals.lww.com/ejanaesthesiology/Fulltext/2018/06000/Pre_operative_evaluation_of_adults_undergoing.2.aspx 19. Improving patient flow and satisfaction: An evidence-based pre-admission clinic and transfer of care pathway for elective surgery patients. Collegian, 2018 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1322769617300914 20. Safety and satisfaction of patients with nurse's care in the perioperative. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem, 2019 http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0104-11692019000100330&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en This is an additional search which might prove interesting http://bit.ly/2oPlc2b Conflict of interest declaration: None
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