Nursing assistance to the patient in the perioperatory period of general surgery: an integrating review


Nursing assistance to the patient in the perioperatory period of general surgery: an integrating review


Oliveira, J.V1

1Enfermeira graduada pela Universidade Salgado de Oliveira, Especialista em Enfermagem do Trabalho e Estudante de Pós-Graduação de Auditoria em Saúde-IDE


American Journal of Ophthalmic Research and Reviews

In the perioperative period the role of the nurse is to guide the patient and prepare him for the procedure, raise problems and needs, provide information. Objective: To verify in the literature the performance of nursing in a surgical center during the perioperative period of general surgery. Method: This is an integrative review, referring to the scientific production in the area of nursing in a surgical center (CC), in order to summarize the studies already published in national journals in the years 2011 to 2016, indexed in databases: (LILACS), Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (MEDLINE) and Scientific Electronic Library Online (SCIELO), the articles included were in Portuguese (Brazil) and with full texts, available for access on -line. Results: Of the 161 articles found, 139 were excluded, respecting the exclusion criteria mentioned above. Of these 22 articles found in the indexed, only 9 articles met the inclusion criteria. The articles dealt with the experience of nurses and their staff in providing the best quality care possible. This study addresses the quantitative of articles researched concerning the role of the nurse before, during and after general surgery procedure, ie, showing the nursing performance. Conclusion: Nursing performance in the preparation of the patient in the perioperative of general surgery is fundamental for a quality assistance.


Keywords: General Surgery; Perioperative Care; Nursing.

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Oliveira, J.V.Nursing assistance to the patient in the perioperatory period of general surgery: an integrating review..American Journal of Ophthalmic Research and Reviews, 2018, 1:4. DOI:10.28933/ajoorr-2018-06-1804