Strategies to Prevent Post-Op Complications from Marcia Gamaly
Post-operative complications can be prevented by performing comprehensive assessments and critically thinking through patient care scenarios. This session discusses common issues that critical care nurses confront when caring for post-operative patients including:
- Legal Issues
- Anesthesia & Sedation
- Respiratory Failure
- Prioritize the needs of the post-operative patient experiencing respiratory distress.
- Discuss the importance of recognizing sepsis in the post-operative patient.
- Summarize the differences between acute and chronic pain.