Essentials of Perioperative Nursing / Edition 2

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing / Edition 2

by Cynthia Spry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834205815

ISBN-13: 9780834205819

Pub. Date: 10/15/1996

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, Third Edition gives new perioperative nurses a head start on achieving perioperative competency and serves as an excellent refresher for the experienced nurse to test his or her knowledge of fundamental operating room practice. With a unique self-learning format, this text includes objectives, course outlines, testing tools,…  See more details below

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Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, Third Edition gives new perioperative nurses a head start on achieving perioperative competency and serves as an excellent refresher for the experienced nurse to test his or her knowledge of fundamental operating room practice. With a unique self-learning format, this text includes objectives, course outlines, testing tools, competency checklists. Tests at the end of each chapter identify additional learning needs. The Third Edition features: Revised chapters reflecting new research and information, Patient safety information incorporated throughout the text, and New chapter on worker safety.

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing is user-friendly and allows readers to progress at their own pace in order to function safely and appropriately during any procedure.

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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