American Journal of Surgical Research and Reviews


Nursing Care in Thoracic Drainage

Review Article of American Journal of Surgical Research and Reviews Nursing Care in Thoracic Drainage Nascimento, M.M.L1, Souza, M.A.D2, Siqueira, A.V3, Silva, A.V4, Silva, S.R5, Amorim, E.S6 1,2,3Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem – FENSG/UPE;4Soldado do Corpo de Bombeiros militar de Pernambuco, 5Subtenente do Corpo de Bombeiros Militar de Pernambuco,6Docente, Pesquisadora do Programa de Ensino e Pesquisa em Acidentes e Violências - PEPEAV. Introduction:Thoracic drainage aims to remove the collection of air or liquid accumulated in the pleural cavity. Although it is a relatively simple procedure, complications can occur due to little knowledge of respiratory physiology, the implementation technique of the drain, of care in maintaining the drainage system and his withdrawal. The appropriate management of thoracic drainage reduces the morbidity associated with the procedure. Knowing the complications related to the drain, their possible causes and how to prevent them, you can optimize the assistance. Objective: This article aims to discuss the nursing care and your importance since the insertion of the drain until your withdrawal. Methodology: It is an integrative review of literature, developed from published articles in databases Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde (BVS), National Library of Medicine (PUBMED) e SCIELO (Scientific Eletronic Library Online). Results and Discussion: 34 articles were found, in Portuguese and English languages. Of which 17 were available for reading. Of these, after selective reading, 7 relevant articles were selected, because it addressed specifically the theme. All articles addressed in nursing care related to the drain, with few theoretical subsidies and scientific evidence. Most articles highlighted in the elaboration of a protocol through the Systematization of Nursing Assistance (SAE) focused on this type of care. Nursing care involves the preoperative period up to the postoperative period. It includes guiding the patient, assisting the physician in the placement of the drain, performing post-surgical dressings, controlling the material ...

The practice of nursing in liver transplantation

Research Article of American Journal of Surgical Research and Reviews The practice of nursing in liver transplantation Nascimento, M.M.L1, Oliveira, J.A2, Moraes, A.L.O3 1,2Estudantes do Curso de Enfermagem FENSG/UPE; 3Mestranda da Universidade de Pernambuco - UPE Introduction: Liver transplantation is a complex procedure chosen for the treatment of patients with liver diseases that result in organ failure. The Nurse integrates a transplant team where activities such as planning, coordinating and supervising are developed according to the Federal Nursing Council. Objective: Describe the practice of the nursing students in the organ harvesting process for liver transplantation. Methodology: This is an experience report of a descriptive nature, experienced by nursing students in the Liver Transplants Academic League of Pernambuco during the first semester of 2017. Results and Discussion: The nursing students are scheduled to work together with the nurses of the team in the organ harvesting as follows: a pair of students is on notice until a donation is confirmed in a hospital of Recife. Thereafter, the couple and the nurse go to the hospital where the transplant will be done to collect all the necessary materials during the organ harvesting surgery. After that, they go to the hospital where the donor is to prepare and organize the operating room. During excision, 4 liters of organ preservation solution are used in a procedure called in situ perfusion. At the end of surgery, when the organ is removed, another 1 liter of solution is used in the stage called ex situ perfusion. After the organ is perfused, it is stored in sterile plastic bags with ice and saline solution and finally placed in a thermal box covered with ice so that it is preserved until it reaches the hospital where the transplant will finally be done. Conclusion: Through the insertion in the academic ...

Dr. Karol Szyluk
District Hospital of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery. b41-940 Piekary Śląskie, Bytomska 62 str. POLAND

Dr. Can SARICA
Consultant (Neurosurgery), Adiyaman University School Of Medicine, Department Of Neurosurgery, Adiyaman

Dr. Pallavi Kamra
Pediatrician, Clinicas del Camino Real, Camarillo, CA

Dr. RAÚL GONZÁLEZ-GARCÍA
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial-Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Infanta Cristina, Avenida de Elvas s/n, 06080, Badajoz (Spain)

Dr Amanjot Kaur Riar
Brigham and Women’s Hospital- Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Harvard New Research Building USA

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