Postoperative Care of the Surgical Patient.
Paragraphs 4-1 through 4-19.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify terms and definitions that are related to
Identify effects of anesthesia during the
Identify the possible negative effects of surgery
on the integumentary system.
Identify the types of wound healing during the
Identify the factors that may impair wound
Identify facts related to wound drains.
Identify nursing implications according to body
systems as they are related to the care of a
Identify nursing implications that are related to
the care of a postoperative patient in general.
After completing the assignment, complete the exercises
at the end of the lesson. These exercises will help you to
achieve the lesson objectives.