Perioperative Surgical Services
Perioperative Surgical Services is
composed of 4 areas providing comprehensive care to the patients
and their families:
- Preanesthesia Evaluation
& Testing Center (PETC): insures patient preparation by
providing patient education, preoperative labwork and testing plus any
completion of activities needed for surgery/procedures.
- Surgical Admission
Suite (SAS): contacts patient prior to surgery, prepares patient on
surgery day and discharges those not staying after surgery.
- Operating Room:
confirms and assesses previosly gathered patient information and safely
transfers the patient to proper area postoperatively.
- Surgical Post Anesthesia
Care Unit (PACU): safely recovers the patient postoperatively,
providing for any needed pain relief and other needs prior to transfer
to the appropriate hospital unit.