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The post anesthesia care unit

a critical care approach to post anesthesia nursing

by Cecil B. Drain

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Published by W.B. Saunders Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Post anesthesia nursing.,
  • Recovery rooms.,
  • Postanesthesia Nursing.,
  • Postoperative Care -- nursing.,
  • Anesthesia Recovery Period.,
  • Recovery Room -- nurses" instruction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCecil B. Drain.
    ContributionsDrain, Cecil B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD51.3 .D73 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 626 p. :
    Number of Pages626
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1400276M
    ISBN 100721645712
    LC Control Number93008029


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A post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) nurse cares for patients who have gone under anesthesia. They are responsible for observing and treating a patient post-operation and making sure that they safely awake from anesthesia.

Written by Jan Odom-Forren, an expert in the anesthesia and post-operative fields, Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing is also an excellent study tool for ASPAN certification.

Five separate sections provide coverage including the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations/5(43). Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) -- 4. will be responsible for the clean up.

The utility/store room is the responsibility of the PACU staff and cleaning is carried out daily on the completion of the shift. • Specific techniques • Daily. Damp wipe with an EPA approved detergent/disinfectant, all horizontal surfaces. POST-ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT After receiving anesthesia for a surgery or procedure, a patient is sent to the PACU to recover and wake up.

The PACU is a critical care unit where the patient’s vital signs are closely observed, pain management begins, and fluids are given. The nursing staff is skilled in recognizing and managing problems in patients. Speaking with the PACU Nurse. PACU nurses will contact the Surgical Family Lounge within 90 minutes of the patient’s arrival to the PACU.

A primary contact person should be chosen to speak with the PACU nurse. If family is not present at the hospital the PACU nurse will place a phone call to the primary contact person.

A Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU) or an area which provides equivalent postanesthesia care (for example, a Surgical Intensive Care Unit) shall be available to receive patients after anesthesia Size: KB. A certified post anesthesia nurse (CPAN) specializes in the care of patients who have recently undergone surgery or any other procedure that requires the use of anesthesia.

Certified post anesthesia nurses must meet the physiological, behavioral/cognitive, safety and advocacy needs of these patients, who may still be under the influences of.