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Propofol allergy: assessing for patient risks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23017477     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Allergies to certain foods such as soybeans and eggs contraindicate the use of propofol, a short-acting hypnotic medication used by many anesthesia care providers. Understanding the safe use and handling of propofol and communicating known patient allergies to all surgical team members is crucial to providing safe perioperative care. The perioperative nurse's preoperative assessment supports and improves the plan of care for the patient by identifying the patient's risk factors. Obtaining a correct and precise history of allergies, not only to medication but to food, and concise hand-off reporting are essential for patient safety.
Authors:
Sally G Cochico
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AORN journal     Volume:  96     ISSN:  1878-0369     ISO Abbreviation:  AORN J     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372403     Medline TA:  AORN J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  398-408     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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Copyright © 2012 AORN, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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