Show Summary Details
Page of

Admission of surgical patients 

Admission of surgical patients
Admission of surgical patients
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 01 December 2021

The admission process 24

Assessment of care 26

Patients with special healthcare needs 28

Physical disabilities 30

Learning disabilities 32

Mental illness 34

Anxiety 36

Children and parents 38

Language barriers 40

Managing visitors in the perioperative environment 42

Prisoners in theatre 44

Surgery consists of emergency or elective admissions and the admission process will vary to accommodate the needs of the individual. Facilitating admission process is essential to quality care and communication within the surgical team. The surgical journey for patients who have a planned admission can be facilitated through: ...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.