Chapter 2. A Clinical Practice Framework for Modern Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing

  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.ch2

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) A Clinical Practice Framework for Modern Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing, in Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch2

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:

  • reconstructive plastic surgery;
  • clinical nurses;
  • brain attack;
  • therapeutic oxygen;
  • risk management

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Reconstructive plastic surgery nursing roles and responsibilities

  • Developing a reconstructive surgery nursing practice pathway

  • Nursing morbidity, co-morbidity, nursing risk management, evidence-based practice, setting clinical nursing goals and healthcare outcomes

  • General ethical and legal issues for nurses

  • References

  • Recommended websites