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Table 2 Peri-operative nursing practice case study scenarios

From: Peri-operative nurses’ knowledge and reported practice of pressure injury risk assessment and prevention: A before-after intervention study

Case Study Scenario
Case Study 1 Patient condition changes during the peri-operative period –indicate likelihood of completing the pressure injury (PI) risk assessment
Case Study 2 Pressure injury is identified during the peri-operative period – indicate likelihood of completing the PI risk assessment
Case Study 3 Patient admitted to operating suite – indicate likelihood of:
  a) viewing the PI risk assessment score in the notes; and
  b) reporting the PI risk assessment score during this clinical handover
Case Study 4 Patient transferred from operating room to recovery room – indicate likelihood of:
  a) viewing the PI risk assessment score in the notes; and
  b) reporting the PI risk assessment score during this clinical handover
Case Study 5 Patient discharged from recovery room to postoperative ward – indicate likelihood of:
  a) viewing the PI risk assessment score in the notes; and
  b) reporting the PI risk assessment score during this clinical handover