Whilst the enclosed article is from the American OR Nurse Journal you will find the content of interest. ‘A recent investigation demonstrated that only 23%of anaesthesia providers were aware of the current recommendations to discontinue supplements up to 2 weeks prior to surgery. The article identifies a number of clinically significant herbal medicines e.g. Back Cohosh, Echinacea, Ginkgo, Ginger , Ginseng to name just a few along with the potential adverse effects – you may be surprised!
Why do we exist?
The Nursing CPD Institute (previously known as the Nurses Nurses Network) was created by Nurses, for Nurses.
We exist to help our Nursing colleagues to meet their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) annual registration standard requirement, with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
We specialise in gathering information about Nursing and Health Care from a variety of sources to present CPD, both On-Line via our website and On-Tour on our Travel CPD events.