Effectiveness of nurse-led preoperative assessment services for elective surgery: A systematic review update protocol

Hines, Sonia, Munday, Judy, & Kynoch, Kate (2013) Effectiveness of nurse-led preoperative assessment services for elective surgery: A systematic review update protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 11(9), pp. 73-83.

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Review question/objective: The objective of this review update is to evaluate the most recent available research on the effectiveness of nurse‐led preoperative assessment clinics or services on patient and organizational outcomes.

More specifically, the objectives are to identify: the effectiveness of nurse‐led preoperative assessment services on reducing adverse surgical events, improving patient satisfaction, decreasing anxiety, cancellation of surgery, incidence of non‐attendance for scheduled surgery, recognition and fulfillment of postoperative care needs; reducing inpatient days and reducing the number of overnight stays for day or ambulatory surgery patients having elective surgery in comparison to day of surgery assessment or other “usual care” admission assessments.

Background: This is the protocol for an update of our previous review1 conducted in 2009...

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ID Code: 96767
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Free to read on publisher website
Keywords: nursing; preoperative; elective surgery; nurse‐led; systematic review
DOI: 10.11124/jbisrir-2013-541
ISSN: 2202-4433
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
Deposited On: 12 Jul 2016 01:52
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2017 01:42

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