Comment: Adult surgical nursing and the political agenda
Mitchell, Mark 2011, 'Comment: Adult surgical nursing and the political agenda' , British Journal of Nursing, 20 (13) , pp. 828-829.
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Considerable innovation in both anaesthesia and surgical techniques have ensured permanent change to elective surgical nursing (Toftgaard, 2009). The physical assault on the body during surgery has been dramatically reduced over the last decade (Darzi, 2007). 'Day-of-surgery' admission, day surgery, short-stay surgery and 'one-stop' surgery are now increasingly the norm for the majority of patients experiencing elective surgery in the UK.
|Themes:||Health and Wellbeing|
|Schools:||Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences|
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Journal of Nursing|
|Publisher:||Mark Allen Publishing|
|Depositing User:||MJ Mitchell|
|Date Deposited:||08 Aug 2011 09:16|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:44|
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