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AfPP offer for sale a number of publications for the perioperative practitioner. Using the Book search facility below you can find books relating to areas of interest within the perioperative environment.

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Book cover  - Personal and Professional Development Tool
Personal and Professional Development Tool

Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978 1 904290 11 7.

The Personal and Professional Development Tool is designed to help you achieve your potential within any perioperative setting. Containing essential information and guidance on Personal Development Plans (PDPs) and career mapping, it is designed to complement the NHS Skills Escalator and the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework. This publication has been created to be used by all perioperative staff, from novice to experienced practitioner, and should also prove useful to those engaged in educational and managerial roles. AfPP's Personal and Professional Development Tool contains practical hints, tips and examples which are intended to assist you in planning and furthering your career whether this be directly related to perioperative practice or in a service aligned to it.

Ring binder; 60 pages; January 2009 

AfPP member price £24.26

Non-member price £27.72

Members should log in to order online. Non-members can order by calling 01423 881300

Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

Price - £ 24.26

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Book cover  - Local Anaesthesia & Sedation: managing the risk
Local Anaesthesia & Sedation: managing the risk

Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-09-4.

This booklet aims to inform and provide guidance on best practice for the administration and management of local anaesthesia and sedation to ensure patients receiving local anaesthesia and sedation are risk managed competently and safely.

The recommendations have been formulated by the Association for Perioperative Practice in collaboration with the British Association of Day Surgery (BADS) and are endorsed by their organisations.

20 pages; Paperback; Published May 2007.

AfPP member price £6.50

Non-member price - £7.50

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Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

Price - £ 6.50

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Book cover  - Perioperative Audit Tool
Perioperative Audit Tool

ISBN - 978-904290-21-6.

This is the first edition of the revised tool (previously the Risk and Quality Management System) and it continues to be based on a model of comparison against recognised benchmarks for quality practice. The tool provides a framework for departments to examine service performance and identify potential improvements in delivery of service using a peer review process.
This tool is not designed to accredit an individual’s capability, but is intended to assess the whole perioperative process and to show that processes and procedures have met a defined set of criteria to assist in the delivery of safe and effective healthcare at a single point in time. It should be used to identify and implement effective risk management strategies for all involved in patient care to ensure positive health outcomes.

Healthcare is always in the spotlight and this useful tool will assist any theatre department to ensure that the only reason they are singled out is because they have achieved exceptional standards within their environment.

Member price £95.00

Non member price £125.00

To order call 01423 831300

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Book cover  - Standards and Recommendations for Surgery in Primary Care
Standards and Recommendations for Surgery in Primary Care

Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-05-6.

This publication from the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) will provide comprehensive guidance and standards for minimising the risk to patients and personnel in the minor surgery area. With a foreword written by David Colin-Thomé, National Director of Primary Care, Department of Health, a host of topics are covered including:

  • Practice based commissioning
  • The minor surgery environment
  • Infection control
  • Surgical instruments and their management
  • Risk management
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Patient care pathway
  • Latex
  • Principles of anaesthetics
  • Management and human resources
  • Correct site surgery and much more…

Standards and Recommendations for Surgery in Primary Care will provide you with:

  • Essential reference for all minor surgery areas
  • Comprehensive guidance for minimising the risk to patients and personnel
  • Outlines for standards and recommendations for inclusion in local policy within any GP setting.

 218 pages; Paperback; Published June 2008.

AfPP member price £90.00

Non-member price £103.00

Members should log in to order online. Non-members can order by calling 01423 881300

Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

Price - £ 90.00

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Book cover  - Challenging Behaviours in the Perioperative Environment
Challenging Behaviours in the Perioperative Environment

Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-15-5.

Violence, bullying and harassment are not new concepts and neither are they confined to patients and relatives on healthcare staff; many incidents have been reported among managers and practitioners. This publication aims to raise awareness about the incidence of workplace violence and bullying, who, why and how people bully or commit acts of violence, the legislation regulating such behaviour and to offer practical advice and guidance to those who are victims of bullying/violent behaviours.

AfPP member price £19.00

Non-member price £21.50

Members should log in to order online. Non-members can order by calling01423 881300

Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

Price - £ 19.00

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