14. The Surgical Patient

  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro and
  2. Kate A. Barba
  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro

Published Online: 15 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch14

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

How to Cite

Buttaro, T. M. (2012) The Surgical Patient, in Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient (eds T. M. Buttaro and K. A. Barba), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810461

Online ISBN: 9781118704769

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Keywords:

  • Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS);
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT);
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC);
  • International normalized ratio (INR);
  • Partial thromboplastin time (PTT);
  • Peripheral inserted central catheters (PICC);
  • Prothrombin time (PT);
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE);
  • Surgical patient;
  • Vital signs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Part 1 The Surgical Patient