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Nursing care of gynaecological patients in hospital

Edited by Sunanda Gupta, Debra Holloway and Ali Kubba

in Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199239627
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598007 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199239627.003.12

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Nursing care of gynaecological patients in hospital

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Introduction to nursing care of women in hospital - Pre-operative care - Admission - Post-operative complications - Post-operative wound infections - Psychological impact of patients in the gynaecological setting - Care of the patient: day surgery, trends, length of stay (LOS), and the surgical admission lounge - Outpatient/office: ambulatory centres - Hysteroscopy: diagnostic and operative care - Hysteroscopy: consent - Hysteroscopy: post-operative care - Laparoscopy and laparoscopic surgery: pre- and post-operative care - Major gynaecological surgery - Abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopic hysterectomy: types and indications - Hysterectomy: post-operative care - Uro-gynaecological surgery

Chapter.  5878 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gynaecology

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