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Work through each step of the ACE Star Model as outlined on the assignment form (Star Points 1-5: Discovery, Summary, Translation, Implementation, and Evaluation). Respond to the instructions provided on the form. Work through a clinical topic and nursing practice issue to demonstrate a change (ACE Star Model and systematic review)

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The Effectiveness of Nurse-Led Preoperative Assessment Clinics for Patients Receiving Elective Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review

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Conny, Chan Sau-Man ; Wan-Yim, Ip

Journal of perianesthesia nursing, 2016, Vol.31 (6), p.465-474

“Nurse-led preoperative assessment clinics (POAC) have been introduced in different specialty areas to assess and prepare patients preoperatively in order to avoid last-minute surgery cancellations…”