Lange Q&A Surgical Technology Examination, Sixth Edition

Lange Q&A Surgical Technology Examination, Sixth Edition

by Carolan Sherman, Mary Chmielewski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071751629
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 02/22/2012
Series: LANGE Q&A Allied Health
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 339
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Carolan Sherman, RN, BSN, CST is the director of the surgical technologist program at Bergan Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. The program at Bergen is the only one in its state to be nationally accredited. She was personally recommended by Nancy Allmersm, who is the outgoing author from multiple previous editions.


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

Table of Contents

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

Section 2 Infection Control 5.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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