Obstetric postanesthesia nursing: a staff education program.

  title={Obstetric postanesthesia nursing: a staff education program.},
  author={Nancy O'brien-Abel and Caroline B Reinke and Pam Warner and Christine Nelson},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing},
  volume={8 3},
The same standards of nursing care must be provided to all postanesthesia patients, whether these are general surgical patients or those who have received regional or general anesthesia associated with vaginal or cesarean birth. Because obstetric nursing personnel have not had the benefit of didactic and skills training in the area of postanesthesia nursing, additional training is mandated. The article describes a staff education program designed as an educational framework to enhance the… CONTINUE READING