Care of the surgical patient: part 1

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This article provides clinical guidance on the care of a patient undergoing an elective surgical procedure. It discusses preoperative care and the preparation of the patient. It aims to provide an awareness of the complications associated with perioperative care. Through the use of a patient case study, the authors demonstrate the care required across the full perioperative journey from diagnosis to discharge.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)934-939
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Issue number16
Early online date9 Sept 2020
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sept 2020


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