Essentials of Perioperative Nursing / Edition 2

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing / Edition 2

by Cynthia Spry
     
 

This textbook covers the basics of operating room nursing for entry- level nurses and those studying for the certification exam. Each chapter contains learning objectives, an outline, suggested readings, a test of chapter content, and a competency check-off list. There is a final comprehensive exam found on the accompanying CD-ROM. The third edition features a new… See more details below

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This textbook covers the basics of operating room nursing for entry- level nurses and those studying for the certification exam. Each chapter contains learning objectives, an outline, suggested readings, a test of chapter content, and a competency check-off list. There is a final comprehensive exam found on the accompanying CD-ROM. The third edition features a new chapter on staff safety. Spry is a Registered Nurse and an international clinical consultant for Johnson and Johnson. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834205819
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
10/15/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Perioperative Nursing 1

Ch. 2 Preparing the Patient for Surgery 11

Ch. 3 Prevention of Infection - Preparation of Instruments and Items Used in Surgery: Sterilization and Disinfection 31

Ch. 4 Prevention of Infection - Preparation of Instruments and Items Used in Surgery: Cleaning, Packaging, and Storage 69

Ch. 5 Prevention of Infection - Aseptic Practices: Attire, Scrubbing, Gowning, Gloving, Draping, Propping, Creating and Maintaining a Sterile Field, OR Environment, and Sanitation 93

Ch. 6 Prevention of Injury - Positioning the Patient for Surgery 143

Ch. 7 Prevention of Injury - Counts in Surgery 181

Ch. 8 Prevention of Injury - Hemostasis, Tourniquet, and Electrosurgical Equipment 199

Ch. 9 Prevention of Injury - Use and Care of Basic Surgical Instrumentation 229

Ch. 10 Prevention of Injury - Wound Management 251

Ch. 11 Prevention of Injury - Anesthesia and Medication Safety 275

Ch. 12 Workplace Safety 325

Glossary 349

Index 357

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