This is a literature review Assessment which needs to be written in an essay format.
1. Choose ONE of the following ACORN standards:
Managing of hypothermia in the perioperative environment Surgical Safety Infection Prevention – standard statement 9 Asepsis – standard statement 2&3
2. Research evidence based literature that supports the ACORN standard chosen.
3. Research the relevant literature and include a search strategy and rationale for your included resources. Aim for 8-10 articles.
4. Analyse and critique the literature.
5. Summarise and explain the main issues that inform the ACORN standard.
6. Discuss how the chosen ACORN standard relates to patient safety in the perioperative environment.