Postoperative Assessment

    • Postoperative Assessment
      • Airway
        • Patency
        • Artificial airway
      • Breathing
        • RR and quality
        • Breath sounds
        • Supplemental oxygen
        • Pulse oximetry and capnography
      • Circulation
        • ECG monitoring
        • Vital signs
        • Peripheral pulses
        • Capillary refill
        • Skin color and temperature
      • Neurologic
        • LOC/ Glasgow Coma Scale
        • Orientation
        • Sensory and motor status
        • Pupil size and reaction
      • Genitourinary
        • Intake (IV fluids)
        • Output (urine and NG)
        • Estimated blood loss (EBL)
      • Gastrointestinal
        • Bowel sounds
        • NG—Verify placement to suction or clamped
        • Nausea
      • Surgical site
        • Dressing
      • Pain
        • Incisional
        • Other
      • Laboratory and  diagnostic tests
        • Review results of ordered exams