WRHA Surgery Program PREoperative Assessment Patient Questionnaire July 2010 Carol Knudson WRHA Perioperative Nurse Educator Preamble • Questionnaire development was a collaborative effort by the WRHA Surgery Program and PAC • Facilitates the collection of consistent patient information across surgical sites within the region. • Promotes patient safety, enhances quality of patient care and service delivery to the patient population we serve. • NOTE: Replaces the Patient/Nursing database for the elective surgery patient population. Purpose • Collect information from patients coming for elective surgery. • Information from questionnaire will be reviewed by PAC nurse to determine if additional information, assessments or testing is required prior to surgery. General Information • To be completed by ALL surgical patients (including Day Surgery Patients) scheduled for Elective surgery EXCEPT: orthopedic total joint hip and knee arthroplasty. • To be completed and MAILED or DROPPED OFF at the surgeon’s office AT LEAST THREE (3) WEEKS PRIOR to the surgery date. • Will be included in the PAC package and is intended to be circulated to the patient by the surgeon/office. • Completed questionnaire required in order to slate the surgical procedure. • Right side intended for documentation by the nurse and is for “Hospital Use Only” • Completed questionnaire is dated, signed and placed in the patient health record and becomes part of the permanent health record. Patient to Indicate • Personal Health Information Number (PHIN) • Legal Name (as found on Provincial Health Card) • Preferred Name • Date of Surgery (DD/MMM/YYYY) • Surgeon’s Name • Type of Surgery • Health Care Directive (copy attached) • Information related to language spoken and understood • Contact person including relationship and phone # • Name of person picking up from hospital on discharge including relationship and phone# (required for patients receiving general Anesthetic or Conscious Sedation) • Indication of hospitalization in the past six(6) months for MRSA VRE TB/Alert C-diff Other • Allergies or sensitivities • Medic Alert® Bracelet including reason for wearing • Medications including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, herbs, or other • If coming to PREoperative Assessment Clinic, patient to bring containers of all prescription and over the counter medications • Family Doctor’s name, phone number, date, and reason for last visit • Specialist Doctor’s name, phone number, date, and reason for last visit • Possibility of pregnancy • Height and Weight • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Risk questions replacing OSA Risk Identification and Risk Assessment in Perioperative adults form #W-00255 Patients to indicate “yes”/“no” to the following: Do you have OSA? Have you been told that you have OSA? Do you snore loudly (loud enough to be heard through closed doors?) Do you think you have abnormal or excessive sleepiness during the day? Has anyone noticed that you momentarily stop breathing during your sleep? Is your neck measurement greater than 40cm? • Shortness of breath or tightness in the chest if Lying flat in bed Walking 1 block Climbing 1 flight of stairs Housework, getting dressed • Health History including: Chest pain Angina Heart attack CHF Heart murmur Fast/skipped heart beat Rheumatic fever High Blood Pressure Diabetes Persistent swelling in feet of legs Lung problems SOB, cough, wheeze OSA Home oxygen CPAP/BiPAP machine Stroke TIA/mini-stroke Migraine/headache Blackouts/fainting spells in past year Seizures Recent memory loss Disease of nervous system Parkinson’s disease Muscle disease Joint/bone problems Chronic pain Falls within 6 months Gout Frequent heart burn Ulcers Hepatitis/jaundice/liver disease Bowel disease Kidney/bladder problems Hemodialysis Peritoneal dialysis Cancer HIV/AIDS Anemia/Low Iron Blood Transfusion Bleeding Problems Sickle Cell Disease Blood Clots (legs, lungs, pelvis) Glaucoma Thyroid Problems Mental Health Issues Dementia Depression Anxiety/Panic Attacks Malignant Hyperthermia Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency Implanted Electronic Devices Other Health Problems that run in family • Received or had problems with anesthetic • Family member had problem with anesthetic • Previous surgeries including date and hospital • Admission to hospital for reasons other than surgery including date, reason for admission and hospital • Special tests including name of the test, date, and hospital Examples include Stress Test, Ultrasound, and angiogram • Transfusion History including rare blood type objection to receipt of transfusion previous transfusions indicating any problems • Smoking History including amount smoked per day number of years smoked when quit (if applicable) • Alcohol consumption including amount and how often • Use of recreational drugs including amount and how often • Having any of the following: Capped or Loose Teeth Contact Lenses Eyeglasses Dentures Hearing Aid Body Piercings Other (examples artificial limbs or artificial eye) • Nutritional Status including: Type of diet Difficulty eating or swallowing Weight gain, loss including amount and over what time period Nausea, vomiting, choking, indigestion, reflux, anorexia • Elimination Pattern including Ostomy Urinary pattern (urgency, incontinence, frequency, nocturia Bowel pattern (diarrhea, constipation, incontinence Other (example catheter) • Functional status with explanations including: Changes in activities of daily living Assistance required for toileting, bathing, dressing, walking Use of crutches, cane, walker, wheelchair, scooter, mechanical lifts, bathroom assists Any changes to sleep pattern Pain including description of intensity • Living arrangements including: Lives alone, with spouse/partner, child(ren), pets, other Lives in an apartment, house, group home, PCH, supportive housing, assisted living Use of stairs including number and whether railings present • Use of community services including: Home Care Dietitian Handi-transit Physiotherapy Day Hospital Occupational Therapy Lifeline® Treaty Number and Band Name Social Assistance including case#, case worker name and phone#. • Difficulties related to hospitalization including an explanation: At home At work With finances Other • Date and name of person completing questionnaire Nurse completes section Hospital Use Only • Completed based on information gathered during patient assessment • Patient vital signs: Temperature Pulse Respiratory Rate Blood Pressure – indicate left or right arm O2 SATS • Indicate that Medication Reconciliation completed • Indicate Height (cm) and Weight (kg) • Calculate BMI (refer to chart or calculate as Weight in kg/Height in m2 • Determine patient risk of OSA based on response to OSA questions and reference to laminated poster “Guidelines: OSA Interpretation of Risk Score Known OSA (PAC referral required) High Clinical Suspicion (PAC referral required) Low Clinical Suspicion • Indicate if consults have been initiated and if so where • Indicate if Risk for Falls Protocol • Indicate any other pertinent information gathered from the patient during the assessment in the space allotted What happens with questionnaire once returned to surgeon office? • Surgeon’s office forwards Questionnaire, Booking Request Form, HX & PX, all completed tests and Consent Form to PAC. • Complete package is triaged by clinicians • Patient is contacted by phone if clarification is required • PAC books clinic appointments and notifies patient of same (if applicable) • At clinic appointment, nurse documents any additional information on the right-hand side of the questionnaire. • Nurse required to sign and date questionnaire. NOTE: Questionnaire is part of the patient’s health record.