Postoperative Assessment and Surgical Site Care

Patient with a ruptured appendix undergoes an urgent appendectomy. The patient is discharged from post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) to the medical-surgical unit for routine postoperative care.

 

Learning Objectives:

Receive a report from the PACU and assess and implement nursing interventions for a postoperative patient with moderate surgical site bleeding

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

Elsevier

Case Setting

MedSurg

Specialty

Surgery

Room Size

12×12

Language

English

Status

For Purchase