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Jo -Racel Casanova Eviota Perioperative practitioner, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London

The role of perioperative practitioners – or theatre nurses – in ensuring patient safety across anaesthetics, surgery and recovery

The perioperative environment has three main areas: anaesthetics, surgery and recovery. A professional who works in these areas is called a perioperative practitioner and is either a nurse or an operating department practitioner (ODP).

Nursing Standard. 36, 12, 71-72. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.12.71.s24

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