Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

by Maxine A. Goldman
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F. A. Davis Company

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Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

"The third edition is an invaluable reference book for the novice perioperative nurse or surgical technologist. For someone studying for the CNOR, this is a tremendous resource book and study guide."-- The AORN Journal, December 2008This pocket guide presents more than 500 surgical procedures! State-of-the-art revisions familiarize the reader with new standards of excellence for care of the surgical patient in the perioperative environment. For each procedure, you'll find a definition . discussion . description of the surgery . preparation of the patient . skin preparation . draping technique . instrumentation . supplies . and special notes pertinent to that surgery.Comprehensive patient care is addressed, including psychological care of the patient in surgery . safety measures for the patient and perioperative personnel . the written record of intra-, pre- and postoperative care . The Joint Commission's Universal Protocol and AORN's standards and recommended practices, (including correct site and laterality considerations).Its in-depth coverage also encompasses charting as a legal document . patient teaching . detailed surgical patient positioning with drawings . anesthesia and anesthetic agents . laser application . robotics . endoscopy (including laparoscopic, hysteroscopic, thoracoscopic, and arthroscopic procedures) . microsurgery (including microendoscopy and microneuroendoscopy) . harmonic scalpel . argon beam coagulator . special considerations for the pediatric patient in surgery, (including anesthesia modifications and surgical procedures).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803641747
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 11/13/1990
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 599

Table of Contents

Part 1: Perioperative Considerations
1. Psychologic Support of the Surgical Patient
2. Protection of the Patient in Surgery
3. Safety for Operating Room Personnel

Part 2: Anesthesia
4. General Information
5. General Anesthesia
6. Conduction Anesthesia

Part 3: Surgical Procedures Including Minimal Access Procedures
7. Neck Surgery
8. Breast Procedures
9. Abdominal Extraintestinal Surgery
10. Gastrointestinal Surgery
11. Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery
12. Genitourinary Surgery
13. Thoracic Procedures
14. Cardiovascular Surgery
15. Orthopedic Surgery
16. Neurosurgical Surgery
17. Plastic Surgery
18. Otorhinolaryngological (ENT) Surgery
19. Ophthalmic Surgery
20. Pediatric Procedures

Part 4: Instrument Trays
21. General Surgery Trays
22. Gynecologic and Obstetric Trays
23. Genitourinary Trays
24. Thoracic Trays
25. Cardiovascular Trays
26. Orthopedic Trays
27. Neurologic Procedures Trays
28. Plastic Procedures Tray
29. Otorhinolaryngologic (ENT) Trays
30. Ophthalmic Trays
31. Pediatric Trays
Appendices: Laser Technology
Argon Beam Coagulation
Radiofrequency Endometrial Ablation

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