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Book - Standards and Recommendations Fifth Edition - Print

Written by practitioners for practitioners, this is the essential reference tool for all theatre departments.

The fifth edition of AfPP’s benchmark publication has been revised and updated for 2022, providing comprehensive guidance on evidence-based best practice and minimising risk in and around the operating theatre.

Keep your book on hand to look up answer to practical queries relating to procedures, references for research and assignments, and guidance for setting local policy.

Topics include:

  • Legal and Ethical
  • Risk Management
  • Management of Human Resources and Human Factors
  • Perioperative Education, Training and Competencies
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Decontamination of Medical Devices (Surgical Instruments)
  • Principles of Anaesthetics
  • Clinical Effectiveness
  • Clinical Environments


Member: £120

Non member: £150

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