Please read the material suggested on UTS online and consider the following questions. These will be also discussed in your laboratory class.
1. How would you prepare for receiving a post-operative patient?
2. What information would you like in the handover from the PACU nursing staff?
3. What assessments would be necessary to undertake when receiving this patient from PACU and why?
4. What could be potential complications for this patient post-operatively and what signs and symptoms would you be assessing for?