Category: Perioperative Nursing

cerclage

Shirodkar Cerclage Procedure

SHIRODKAR (Cerclage for Incompetent OS) Definition The placement of an encircling “tape” ligature at the level of the internal cervical os to maintain the integrity of the cervical canal. Discussion...

operating room nurse

OR Nursing Personnel

ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER Advance Nurse Practitioners are nurses who hold the title of team leader, resource clinical nurse, nurse clinician, clinical nurse specialist or nurse practitioner. These personnel are capable...

Billroth Surgery

Billroth Surgery

Billroth Surgery is a  partial resection of the stomach with anastomosis to the duodenum (Billroth I) or to the jejunum (Billroth II). It  is a standard treatment for ulcer disease,...

What is an Incident Report

What is an Incident Report

Definition Despite the most careful precaution of medical personnel, medico-legal accidents still occur. In all cases of accidents nurses caring for the client during the time of incident and those...

Blalock-Taussig Operation

Blalock-Taussig Operation

Definition Blalock-Taussig operation (also called Blalock-Thomas-Taussig shunt) is a palliative surgical procedure used in cyanotic heart defects. More specifically it is used for the palliative repair of blue babies or...