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Unformatted text preview: Physiological stress response (flight or fight) and the Psychologic stress response What are the 3 stages of surgery? Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative What are the 8 major factors affecting surgical risk? Age, Nutrition, Infection, Chronic disease, Alcohol or Drug Abuse, Medications, Disability, and Smoking What are the 3 main things performed during the preoperative assessment? 1) identify and correct problems that might increase surgical risks 2) establish baseline data for comparison in intra- and post-operative phases 3) anticipate postop complications What are the 5 parts of Pre-op nursing management? 1) Pre-op teaching 2) Informed consent 3) Psychological preperation 4) Physical preperation 5) Immediate preoperative nursing interventions 1) setting goals to decrease anxiety and facilitate recovery 2) 2 3...
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- Spring '08