Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist: : A Positive Care Approa / Edition 1

Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist: : A Positive Care Approa / Edition 1

by Association of Surgical Technologists St, Paul Price, Bob L. Caruthers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766806626

ISBN-13: 9780766806627

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning

Surgical technology educators and students previously had no choice but to rely on textbooks written for OR nurses that often contained too little information on the role of the surgical technologist and not enough of the subtle observations and nuances that come from years in the field. Until now. Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist is the first…  See more details below

Overview

Surgical technology educators and students previously had no choice but to rely on textbooks written for OR nurses that often contained too little information on the role of the surgical technologist and not enough of the subtle observations and nuances that come from years in the field. Until now. Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist is the first text for surgical technology students and faculty that is precise, focused and helpful. Information is presented in a thorough and consistent manner that encourages student learning of both the information and the process. The writers' 50 years of expertise in the field give Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist a depth not found in other texts.
(KEYWORDS: Surgical Technology, technologist, OR, Nurses, operating)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766806627
Publisher:
Cengage Delmar Learning
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Allied Health Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.36(h) x 1.59(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Reviewers
Preface
Acknowledgments
How To Use This Book
Ch. 1Orientation to Surgical Technology3
Ch. 2The Surgical Patient24
Ch. 3Physical Environment and Safety Standards57
Ch. 4Asepsis80
Ch. 5General Patient Care and Safety118
Ch. 6Surgical Pharmacology and Anesthesia150
Ch. 7Instrumentation, Equipment, and Supplies187
Ch. 8Wound Healing, Sutures, Needles, and Stapling Devices214
Ch. 9The Surgical Technologist in the Scrub Role (Case Management)238
Ch. 10Diagnostic Procedures277
Ch. 11General Surgery291
Ch. 12Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery375
Ch. 13Ophthalmic Surgery447
Ch. 14Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery475
Ch. 15Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery529
Ch. 16Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery566
Ch. 17Genitourinary Surgery610
Ch. 18Orthopedic Surgery668
Ch. 19Cardiothoracic Surgery728
Ch. 20Peripheral Vascular Surgery789
Ch. 21Neurosurgery824
App. A Common Prefixes and Suffixes881
App. B Measurements884

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