Chapter 14. Principles of Nursing Discharge Management and Community Healthcare Following Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

  1. Jill E. Storch RN, RM, BEd, MEd St, MRCNA1 and
  2. Jan Rice RN, Plas Surg Cert.2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch14

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

How to Cite

Storch, J. E. and Rice, J. (2005) Principles of Nursing Discharge Management and Community Healthcare Following Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, in Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Associate (Nursing) to Professor GI Taylor, AO Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Manager, Education and Clinical Services, Wound Foundation of Australia, Department of Pharmacy/Melbourne, University Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101653

Online ISBN: 9780470774656

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Keywords:

  • healthcare;
  • cosmetic surgery;
  • elective surgical patient;
  • nursing teams;
  • physiotherapists

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • Discharge Plans in the Presence of Changing Circumstances

  • Audit of Discharge Practices and Measurement of Discharge

  • Background

  • References

  • Recommended Websites