Hysteroscopy is a common gynaecological procedure carried out for both diagnostic and surgical treatments for conditions within the uterus. Hysteroscopy is reported to be a safe surgical intervention, but complications such as cervical tears, formation of false passages, bleeding and uterine perforation may occur. Knowledge of this surgical preparation will aid the nurse to support and educate women about preoperative medications used to achieve cervical ripening.
|Journal||Journal of Perioperative Practice|
|Early online date||3 Nov 2017|
|Publication status||Early online - 3 Nov 2017|