Critical Role of Nursing

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Operation Theatre Nursing # An Integral part of Nursing services in the Hospital # Considered as a Critical Nursing Services Area Role of Operation Theatre Nursing

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Critical Care N ursing is that Specialty within nursing that deals specifically with human responses to L ife-threatening problems . A Critical C are N urse is a professional Nurse who is responsible for ensuring that acutely and Critically ill Patients and their families receive O ptimal care. Patients who are at H igh risk for actual or P otential life-threatening health problems, the more Critically ill the patient is, the more likely he or she is to be highly vulnerable, unstable and Complex , thereby requiring I ntense and Vigilant N ursing C are. Role of Operation Theatre Nursing

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing The Critical Care/Trauma Clinical Nurse Specialist Because inpatient care focuses increasingly on treating the sickest of the sick, the need for advanced practice nurses to provide and coordinate care in Emergency Units, Trauma, Critical C are , and Intensive Care U nits has never been greater (Patient : Nurse ) . Critical Care Team/Trauma /Clinical N urse Specialists fill that role. They bring clinical expertise to acute care across a variety of health care settings, and lead the care management processes that are essential in today's health care environment. Critical Care Experts also play a vital teaching and research role; from the front lines they lend a unique and essential perspective to understanding a range of issues that confronting nurses face .

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing Primary Survey The first and key part of the assessment of patients presenting with trauma is called the Primary survey. During this time, life-threatening injuries are identified and simultaneously R esuscitation is begun. A simple mnemonic, ABCDE , is used as a memory aid for the order in which problems should be addressed . A Airway B Breathing C Circulation D Disabilities E Expose/Environment Physical interventions to create artificial circulation through rhythmic pressing on the patient's chest to manually pump blood through the heart, called chest compressions, and usually also involves the rescuer exhaling into the patient (or using a device to simulate this) to ventilate the lungs and pass oxygen in to the blood, called A rtificial Respiration .

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6 Role of Operation Theatre Nursing Role of Perioperative Nurse : Works with patients who are having Operative/Invasive Procedures

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing Operation Theatre : It is special room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations; “great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic”.

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing Classification of OT : MAJOR OT : The major OT is a spacious and air-conditioned hall that has 4 Operating tables. They are engaged with major surgeries conducted under the use of general anesthesia. The operation theatre is well equipped with all the necessary instruments & machinery. A central sterile supply department with two big horizontal sterilization machines is located close to the Operation Theatre where all instruments and linen are sterilized and kept ready to use. MINOR OT : The minor OT is equipped with a microscope, an anesthetic machine and all the other routine equipment's used to operate minor eye cases, foreign body removal etc. It deals with the minor surgeries operated under local anesthesia. Removal of suture can also be done in minor OT. Diagnostic procedures such as Biopsy can also take place.

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing Objectives of operation theatre nursing: To create and maintain an Aseptic and a Safe Hygienic E nvironment for patients. To provide a Safe and E fficient working environment to all OT Personnel . To provide Safe, Supportive and Q uality N ursing Care to meet the surgical requirement of the patients. To function Effectively as a OT TEAM M ember . To adhere to the Policies, Guidelines and Procedures of OT S ervices of the hospital.

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing Essentials of Critical Care Nursing : A Nursing care plan should be established after the Nurse has performed Proper Assessment of the patient's status enough to form a Nursing diagnosis. The Nursing diagnosis therefore provides the platform on which the Nursing care plan is established. A few examples of a Nursing diagnosis would be Difficulty breathing secondary to asthmatic attack Altered comfort due to Pain Abdominal discomfort due

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing What Critical Care Nurses Do ? They practice in settings where patients require complex assessments like , High-Intensity Therapies and Interventions C ontinuous Nursing V igilance . Critical care nurses rely upon Experts (Specialized body of knowledge having skills and experience) that provide care to patients and families and create environments that are healing, humane and caring. Foremost, the Critical C are N urse is a patient Advocate. AACN defines Advocacy as Respecting and Supporting the Basic Values, Rights and Beliefs of the Critically ill Patient . In this role, Critical Care Nurses : Respect and support the right of the patient or the patient's designated surrogate to autonomous informed decision making . Intervene when the best interest of the patient is in question. Help the patient obtain necessary care. Respect the values, beliefs and rights of the patient. .

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Role of Operation Theatre Nursing Provide education and support to help the patient or the patient's designated surrogate make decisions. Represent the patient in accordance with the patient's choices. Support the decisions of the patient or designated surrogate, or transfer care to an equally Qualified Critical care nurse. Intercede for patients who cannot speak for themselves in situations that require immediate action. Monitor and safeguard the quality of care the patient receives. Act as a liaison between the patient, the patient's family and other Healthcare professional(Experts) .

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32 patients! Need to Charge up myself today That means 32 assessments, 14 piggy bags along with substantial IV pushes. Of course, there’s a Lab to be called, Charts to be checked and Doctors to be notified and all in a timely manner. Question was, Why did I become a Nurse???? --After much deliberation, my answer was being a Nurse gives me a perfect opportunity to serve my fellow men. Jenny Morris,RN Role of Operation Theatre Nursing

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