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ORNAC in a Nutshell

ORNAC in a Nutshell – Spring 2005 Anderson, Lynn The Spring 2005 meeting of the ORNAC Board & Executive was held in Montreal (April 29, 30 and May 1st) in conjunction with the 19th National Conference. * ORNAC President Margaret Farley welcomed guests and observers: Pat Pocock and Muriel Shewchuk, CORL; Marla Ewen, RNFANC; Helene […]

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LA PRÉPARATION PRÉOPÉRATOIRE DU PATIENT ET LA PRÉVENTION D’INFECTION DU CHAMP OPÉRATOIRE/PRE-OPERATIVE PATIENT PREPARATION IN THE PREVENTION OF SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS

LA PRÉPARATION PRÉOPÉRATOIRE DU PATIENT ET LA PRÉVENTION D’INFECTION DU CHAMP OPÉRATOIRE/PRE-OPERATIVE PATIENT PREPARATION IN THE PREVENTION OF SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS McBride, Tara Auteures : Tara McBride, infirmière autorisée, baccalauréat en sciences infirmières, CNOR, est diplômee du programme de sciences infirmières de McMaster University. Elle est infirmière enseignante périopératoire au St. Mary’s General Hospital à […]

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CHIRURGIE INTESTINALE PAR LAPAROSCOPIE/LAPAROSCOPIC BOWEL SURGERY

CHIRURGIE INTESTINALE PAR LAPAROSCOPIE/LAPAROSCOPIC BOWEL SURGERY Shack, Carol RÉSUMÉ : La chirurgie intestinale est effectuée quotidiennement dans grand nombre d’hôpitaux à travers le monde. Le développement de la chirurgie laparoscopique pendant les années 1990 a fait de la chirurgie intestinale par laparoscopie une option de plus à considérer par les patients. L’article passe en revue […]

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Disposable Surgical Face Masks: A Systematic Review

Disposable Surgical Face Masks: A Systematic Review Lypp, Allyson MASQUES CHIRURGICAUX JETABLES : UNE ÉTUDE SYSTÉMATIQUE Auteures : Allyson Lypp, infirmière autorisée, diplôme en soins infirmiers, infirmière autorisée monitrice, maîtrise es arts, maîtrise es sciences, conférencière principale à la School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Royaume Uni Peggy Edwards, infirmière autorisée, diplôme en pratique […]

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Surgical Counts Can Be Risky Business!

Surgical Counts Can Be Risky Business! Porteous, Joan ABSTRACT The surgical count plays a vital role in enabling perioperative nurses to provide a safe environment to surgical patients. Counting errors are preventable. Although national standards of care provide excellent guidelines for developing effective count protocols, counting procedures are often modified according to individual health care […]

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SHOW ME THE $$$!

SHOW ME THE $$$! Groetzsch, Grace FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN LOOKING TO FINANCE A RNFA POSITION Auteure : Grace Groetzsch, infirmière autorisée, baccalauréat en sciences infirmières, maîtrise en éducation, CPN(C), CRFNA, est une infirmière immatriculé première assistante au service de chirurgie cardiaque au Trillium Health Centre à Mississauga, Ontario, et infirmière-monitrice des assistants chirurgicaux au […]

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PERIOPERATIVE NURSING MANAGEMENT OF THE ELDERLY PATIENT

PERIOPERATIVE NURSING MANAGEMENT OF THE ELDERLY PATIENT Westhead, Cameron ABSTRACT In order to provide optimum care and safety perioperative nurses must be aware of the unique characteristics of the populations encountered in the operating room. Older patients are more likely to experience comorbidities and age related health changes such as decreased cardiovascular reserves, social isolation, […]

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INFECTION CONTROL CIRCLE OF SAFETY

INFECTION CONTROL CIRCLE OF SAFETY McKay, Marcy ABSTRACT This article is based on a presentation given by the authors at the 42nd Congress of the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP), October 2006, in the United Kingdom. The conference theme was Circles of Influence and the Congress also hosted an International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (IFPN) […]

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Operating Room Open House

Operating Room Open House Gaddas, Jane On November 14, 2003, in recognition of Operating Room Nurses Day, the OR Staff at The Carleton Memorial Hospital (Woodstock, New Brunswick) hosted an open house for all hospital staff. The goal was to promote increased awareness of the surgical services the hospital provides. Five displays were set up […]

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INTERACTIVE WORK PLACE TRAUMA (IWPT)/TRAUMATISME INTERACTIF EN MILIEU DE TRAVAIL (TIMT)

INTERACTIVE WORK PLACE TRAUMA (IWPT)/TRAUMATISME INTERACTIF EN MILIEU DE TRAVAIL (TIMT) Shewchuk, Muriel “A Pervasive Condition Requiring Immediate Isolation and Treatment” Aufeure; Muriel Shewchuk TRAUMATISME INTERACTIF EN MILIEU DETRAVAIL (TIMT) « Une condition médicale envahissante nécessitant isolement et traitement immédiats » Jusqu’à quel point le traumatisme interactif en milieu de travail, ou TIMT*, a-t-il envahi […]