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US Army Medical Course MD0915-100 - Nursing Care of the Surgical Patient

US Army Medical Course MD0915-100 - Nursing Care of the Surgical Patient

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U.S. ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT CENTER AND SCHOOLFORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS 78234-6100
 
NURSING CARE OF THESURGICAL PATIENT
SUBCOURSE MD0915EDITION 100
 
DEVELOPMENT
This subcourse is approved for resident and correspondence course instruction. It reflects thecurrent thought of the Academy of Health Sciences and conforms to printed Department of theArmy doctrine as closely as currently possible. Development and progress render such doctrinecontinuously subject to change.When used in this publication, words such as "he," "him," "his," and "men" 'are intended toinclude both the masculine and feminine genders, unless specifically stated otherwise or whenobvious in context.The education specialist responsible for development of this edition was Mr. Joe McNaul,AUTOVON 471-6346 or area code 210-221-6346, Academy of Health Sciences, ATTN: MCCS-HNP, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-6100.The subject matter expert responsible for content accuracy of this edition was MAJ Christine D.Johnson, Nursing Science Division, AUTOVON 471-3086 or area code (210) 221-3086;Director, Phase I, M6 Branch, Academy of Health Sciences, ATTN: MCCS-HNP, Fort SamHouston, Texas 78234-6100.
ADMINISTRATION
Students who desire credit hours for this correspondence subcourse must meet eligibilityrequirements and must enroll through the Nonresident Instruction Branch of the U.S. ArmyMedical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S).Application for enrollment should be made at the Internet website: http://www.atrrs.army.mil.You can access the course catalog in the upper right corner. Enter School Code 555 formedical correspondence courses. Copy down the course number and title. To apply forenrollment, return to the main ATRRS screen and scroll down the right side for ATRRSChannels. Click on SELF DEVELOPMENT to open the application and then follow the onscreen instructions.In general, eligible personnel include enlisted personnel of all components of the U.S. Army whohold an AMEDD MOS or MOS 18D. Officer personnel, members of other branches of theArmed Forces, and civilian employees will be considered eligible based upon their AOC, NEC,AFSC or Job Series which will verify job relevance. Applicants who wish to be considered for awaiver should submit justification to the Nonresident Instruction Branch at e-mail address:accp@amedd.army.mil.For comments or questions regarding enrollment, student records, or shipments, contact theNonresident Instruction Branch at DSN 471-5877, commercial (210) 221-5877, toll-free 1-800-344-2380; fax: 210-221-4012 or DSN 471-4012, e-mail accp@amedd.army.mil, or write to:NONRESIDENT INSTRUCTION BRANCHAMEDDC&SATTN: MCCS-HSN2105 11TH STREET SUITE 4191FORT SAM HOUSTON TX 78234-5064
 
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INTRODUCTION1PREOPERATIVE CARE OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT ....1-1--1-7Exercises ....................................2OPERATING ROOM CARE OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT ..2-1--2-9Section I. INTRODUCTION ...................2-1--2-2Section II. SURGICAL TEAM ..................2-3--2-4Section III. THE ANESTHETIC AGENT ...........2-5--2-7Section IV. REASONS FOR SURGERY ............2-8--2-9Exercises ....................................3RECOVERY ROOM CARE OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT ...3-1--3-7Section I. INTRODUCTION ...................3-1--3-3Section II. COMPLICATIONS IN THE RECOVERY ROOM3-4--3-5Section III. SUCTIONING THE PATIENT IN THERECOVERY ROOM ..................3-6--3-7Exercises ....................................4POSTOPERATIVE CARE OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT ...4-1--4-19Section I. INTRODUCTION ...................4-1--4-2Section II. EFFECTS OF ANESTHESIA ONMAJOR BODY SYSTEMS .............4-3--4-7Section III. EFFECTS OF SURGERY ON THEINTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM ...........4-8--4-12Section IV. NURSING IMPLICATIONS BY BODYSYSTEMS OF A POSTOPERATIVE PATIENT4-13--4-17Section V. GENERAL NURSING IMPLICATIONSOF THE POSTOPERATIVE PATIENT ...4-18--4-19Exercises ....................................

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