Guidelines for Perioperative Practice 2017

Author: AORN
Affiliation:
Publisher: Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN 10: 0939583011
ISBN 13: 9780939583010
Edition: 1st

Description:

Previously titled Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice are created to provide guidance for achieving excellence in perioperative patient care and workplace safety. This collection of 32 evidence-based guidelines is intended for use by all perioperative professionals to promote safety and optimal outcomes for our patients.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • NOTICE
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE AORN GUIDELINES FOR PERIOPERATIVE PRACTICE

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    GUIDELINE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR HAND HYGIENE

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR PREOPERATIVE PATIENT SKIN ANTISEPSIS

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR STERILE TECHNIQUE

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR SURGICAL ATTIRE

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR SAFE USE OF ENERGY-GENERATING DEVICES

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR CARE OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING PNEUMATIC TOURNIQUET-ASSISTED PROCEDURES

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR MEDICAL DEVICE AND PRODUCT EVALUATION

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgments
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR AUTOLOGOUS TISSUE MANAGEMENT

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Recommendation XIV
    • Recommendation XV
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR A SAFE ENVIRONMENT OF CARE, PART 1

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Recommendation XIV
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY
    • AMBULATORY SUPPLEMENT: SAFE ENVIRONMENT OF CARE, PART 1

    GUIDELINE FOR A SAFE ENVIRONMENT OF CARE, PART 2

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR MEDICATION SAFETY

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Recommendation XIV
    • Recommendation XV
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY
    • AMBULATORY SUPPLEMENT: MEDICATION SAFETY

    GUIDELINE FOR RADIATION SAFETY

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY
    • AMBULATORY SUPPLEMENT: RADIATION SAFETY

    GUIDELINE FOR PREVENTION OF RETAINED SURGICAL ITEMS

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR SHARPS SAFETY

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR SPECIMEN MANAGEMENT

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR SURGICAL SMOKE SAFETY

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR PREVENTION OF TRANSMISSIBLE INFECTIONS

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY
    • AMBULATORY SUPPLEMENT: TRANSMISSIBLE INFECTIONS

    GUIDELINE FOR COMPLEMENTARY CARE INTERVENTIONS

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR PREVENTION OF UNPLANNED PATIENT HYPOTHERMIA

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR PATIENT INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR CARE OF THE PATIENT RECEIVING LOCAL ANESTHESIA

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR CARE OF THE PATIENT RECEIVING MODERATE SEDATION/ANALGESIA

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR POSITIONING THE PATIENT

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Recommendation XIV
    • Recommendation XV
    • Recommendation XVI
    • Recommendation XVII
    • Recommendation XVIII
    • Recommendation XIX
    • Recommendation XX
    • Recommendation XXI
    • Recommendation XXII
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR TRANSFER OF PATIENT CARE INFORMATION

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR PREVENTION OF VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR PROCESSING FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPES

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR HIGH-LEVEL DISINFECTION

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR CLEANING AND CARE OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Recommendation XIV
    • Recommendation XV
    • Recommendation XVI
    • Recommendation XVII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR SELECTION AND USE OF PACKAGING SYSTEMS FOR STERILIZATION

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    GUIDELINE FOR STERILIZATION

    • Recommendation I
    • Recommendation II
    • Recommendation III
    • Recommendation IV
    • Recommendation V
    • Recommendation VI
    • Recommendation VII
    • Recommendation VIII
    • Recommendation IX
    • Recommendation X
    • Recommendation XI
    • Recommendation XII
    • Recommendation XIII
    • Recommendation XIV
    • Recommendation XV
    • Recommendation XVI
    • Recommendation XVII
    • Recommendation XVIII
    • Recommendation XIX
    • Recommendation XX
    • Glossary
    • REFERENCES
    • Acknowledgements
    • PUBLICATION HISTORY

    APPENDIX A AORN EVIDENCE RATING MODEL

    APPENDIX B AORN RESEARCH EVIDENCE APPRAISAL TOOL – STUDY

    APPENDIX C AORN RESEARCH EVIDENCE APPRAISAL TOOL – SUMMARY

    APPENDIX D AORN NON-RESEARCH EVIDENCE APPRAISAL TOOL

    APPENDIX E GUIDE TO AORN EVIDENCE-RATED GUIDELINES

    APPENDIX F GUIDE TO AMBULATORY SUPPLEMENTS TO THE AORN GUIDELINES