Pharmacology Handbook for Surgical Technologists / Edition 1

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Overview

This handy reference is the only pharmacology handbook developed specifically for Surgical Technologists! Small enough to fit in the pocket of a scrub jacket, it can be used anywhere by both professionals and learners. The mathematics review and terminology and abbreviation section make this a must-have resource for Surgical Technologists and other O.R. professionals.

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Reviewer: Josie Martin Bowman, RN, MSN, DSN (East Carolina University )
Description: This handbook on pharmacology for the surgical technologist presents information about administering medications and those medications that may be administered in the operative area. The material is basic and presents the essential material that surgical technologists should know.
Purpose: The author's purpose is to provide information that would be easily available to surgical technicians and at an appropriate level. The book is useful since some knowledge is needed for the individuals in the surgical setting, but not the same information that the registered nurse needs.
Audience: The author wrote the book for the students he worked with in the surgical arena. The book can also be used by most practicing surgical technicians and it is written at a level that healthcare workers can read, understand, and follow. The author is an LPN and has worked in the operating room for 13 years and as an educator for seven years.
Features: The handbook presents basic information about common medications used in the operating room. The subject material is easy to understand and the book presents the essential elements about the medications. One area of concern is the scope of practice of operating room technicians and whether this varies from hospital to hospitals.
Assessment: This useful handbook is unique with few, if any other, books available. It can be used for basic information and in a variety of settings.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401871680
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/6/2005
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Spiral
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Feix is an Instructor for the Surgical Technology Program at Vernon College in Texas, where he is also Program Coordinator. A surgical technologist since 1993, he has been involved in surgical technology education for more than ten years. Mr. Feix is a past president of the Texas State Assembly of the AST, and has served on the AST National Board of Directors. His credentials include being a Licensed Vocational Nurse, Certified Surgical Technologist, Certified Surgical First Assistant, and a Fellow of the Association of Surgical Technologists, as well as holding an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration.

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Table of Contents

Section I, Terminology, Routes of Administration, Abbreviations, General Drug Classifications, Section II, Pharmokinetics, Variables affecting Pharmokinetics, Five "rights" of medication administration, Pharmacodynamics, Section III, Medication Handling and Identification, Medication Measurements, Medication Delivery Methods, Sterile Preparation, Non-sterile Preparation, Mathematics Review, Section IV, Drug Card Classifications

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