During the admission assessment the nurse questions Mr Egan to determine if

During the admission assessment the nurse questions

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During the admission assessment, the nurse questions Mr. Egan to determine if there is a latex allergy or sensitivity. 6.Why is this essential to the patient’s safety? What symptoms would the nurse question Mr. Eganabout in order to determine this?7.Preventing complications of surgery is an important part of all surgical patient’s care. What pre-operative teaching does Mr. Egan require in order to prevent complications?8.Mr. Egan is very restless the evening before. He verbalizes to his wife that he is “scared to death” and worried about losing his foot. She asks the nurse what can be done to help him. How will the nurse address the psychological comfort of Mr. Egan?9.On the morning of the surgery, the OR calls for Mr. Egan to be brought to the OR holding room. What are the responsibilities of the nurse caring for Mr. Egan at this time?-The nurse’s responsibility is to accurately identify the patient using 2 identifiers, safely transport the patient to the OR, give psychosocial support to the patient and family, know last BM and void, what medications were given pre-operative. The nurse ensures the consent is signed and the OR checklist is completed.
10.In the OR Holding Room, Mr. Egan is delivered into the care of the holding room nurse. Dr. Damon meets with Mr. Egan in the OR Holding Room. What final safety checks will be made at this time?11.While Mr. Egan is in the Operating Room, what considerations will be taken to ensure Mr. Egan’s safety and positive outcome?

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