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Pre-Op Pt. Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

From WK 1 Altered Medicine

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.


1. Diagnosis
2. Cure
3. Palliation
4. Cosmetic improv­ement
5. Prevention
6. Explor­ation

Psycho­social reaction

Generally Stressful but needed, but if excessive – recovery can be affected.
1. Fear of pain
2. Fear of unknown
3. Fear of mutilation
4. Fear of death
5. Fear of anesthesia
6. Fear of disruption of life pattern

Preope­rative assessment

1. Psycho­social assessment
- Situat­ional changes
- Concern with the unknown
- Concern with body image
- Past experi­ences
- Knowledge deficit

History taking for pre-op­erative patient

1. Health percep­tio­n-h­ealth management pattern
Health percep­tio­n-h­ealth management pattern
What was explained?
Anesthesia problem?
Chronic illness?
Alcohol intake?