Surgical Technology Examination / Edition 6

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More than 1,700 Q&As provide the most complete review available for the surgical technology certification exam

Includes companion CD-ROM

LANGE Q&A: Surgical Technology Examination, 6e delivers 1,700 Q&As covering topics found on the national certification examination. The book includes detailed answer explanations and covers all major areas of surgical technology curriculum. The Sixth Edition has been updated to cover the latest surgical techniques, instruments and procedures.


  • Companion CD-ROM enables you to customize your exams and keep track of your scores
  • Organized into six core sections: Fundamental Knowledge, Infection Control, Concpets of Patient Care, Preoperative Preparation, Intraoperative and Postoperative Procedures, and Technology in the Operating Room
  • NEW chapters on robotics and endoscopic surgery
  • Update your surgical know-how with the latest information on specific procedures such as orthpedics, plastic surgery, and emergency procedures
  • NEW instrument chapter with more than 60 photos
  • Great for use during coursework and for intensive exam preparation
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071745765
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/23/2012
  • Series: LANGE Q&A Allied Health Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 339
  • Sales rank: 124,428
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Carolan Sherman, RN, BSN, CST is the program director of the surgical technologist program at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey.

Mary Chmielewski, CST is a professor in the surgical technologist program at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey.

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Table of Contents

Section 1 Fundamental Knowledge
1. Medical Terminology
2. Anatomy and Physiology
3. Microbiology
4. Pharmacology and Anesthesia

Section 2 Infection Control5. Aseptic Technique
6. Sterilization and Disinfection
7. Operating Room Environment

Section 3 Concepts of Patient Care
8. Transportation and Positioning
9. Observation
10. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
11. Medical, Ethical, and Legal Responsibilities
12. Occupational Hazards

Section 4 Preoperative Preparation
13. Consents
14. Skin Preparation and Draping
15. Instruments
16. Equipment and Supplies
17. Counts and Specimens
18. Sutures and Drains

Section 5 Intraoperative and Postoperative Procedures
19. General Surgery
20. Obstetrics and Gynecology
21. Ophthalmology
22. Otorhinolaryngology
23. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
24. Genitourinary Surgery
25. Thoracic Surgery
26. Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Surgery
27. Orthopedic Surgery
28. Neurosurgery
29. Pediatric Surgery
30. Emergency Procedures

Section 6 Technology in the Operating Room
31. Computers
32. Surgical Applications of Electricity
33. Physics and Medicine
34. Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)
35. Surgical Robots

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2012


    BE sure the ebook format works for how you study before you purchase. No printing allowed & of course you don't receive the CD-ROM.
    Book content is great. Extremely helpful for Exam.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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