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AORN MAN-840E-2020

Guideline for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Guidelines for perioperative personnel to reduce risks to patients and the perioperative team during minimally invasive surgery and computer-assisted technology procedures; to perioperative registered nurses to assist in managing distention media (eg, gas, fluid) and irrigation fluid; and to health care administrators to identify considerations, including workplace safety and ergonomics, that need to be addressed when expanding services to accommodate new trends. These recommended practices also address how to establish safe practices for preventing potential hazards associated with surgical smoke.

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Association of periOperative Registered Nurses [aorn]

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