Statement of responsibility: Association for Perioperative Practice
ISBN: 1904290272, 9781904290278
The essential reference tool for operating theatre departments. Written by practitioners for practitioners, this revised and updated edition of AfPP's benchmark publication provides comprehensive guidance and standards for minimising the risk to patients and perioperative personnel. Standards and recommendations for inclusion in local policy within any UK perioperative setting are also outlined. Topics include: legal and ethical issues -- risk management -- infection prevention and control -- decontamination of medical devices -- principles of anaesthetics -- clinical guidelines -- management / human resources / human factors -- perioperative education / training / competence -- clinical environmentsIncludes bibliographical references and index.
376 pages ; 29.5 cm