2006, Cilt 13, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 069-081
Day Surgery Process and Nursing Care
Dr. Dilek ÇİLİNGİR1, Prof.Dr. Nurhan BAYRAKTAR2
1Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Trabzon Sağlık Yüksekokulu, Cerrahi Hastalıkları Hemşireliği Öğretim Görevlisi
2Hacettepe Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Yüksekokulu, Cerrahi Hastalıkları Hemşireliği ABD Öğretim Üyesi
Keywords: Day surgery, nursing care

Day surgery is defined as interventions that serve planned operation and discharging on the same day of the patients who are determined as appropriate for day surgery before operation. New surgical techniques and improvement of interventions methods, anesthesia and analgesia techniques, asepsis and using antibiotics affected development of day surgery. Preoperative evaluation, operation, discharge and postoperative observation constitute phases of day surgery process. The success of day surgery depends on effective team working. Day surgery nurse who is the most important member has an important role about giving information to patient and family, patient care in day surgery unit in postoperative phase, observation of patient at home and cooperation with other team members in every phases of day surgery.