Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist: A Positive Care Approach / Edition 5 available in Hardcover
Packed with detailed, full-color illustrations and live surgery images, market-leading SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST: A POSITIVE CARE APPROACH, 5e, delivers the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of over 200 essential surgical procedures. It also includes essential topics such as equipment and supplies, operative preparation, practical and technical considerations, and postoperative considerations. "Pearls of Wisdom" features offer practical insight from surgical technologists in the field, and numerous learning resources help you maximize your course success including "A POSITIVE CARE" memory tool, real-life case studies with critical thinking questions, and the powerful digital learning solution MindTap. Preparing you for real-world practice, SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST, 5e, is the ultimate resource for helping you anticipate the patient's and surgeon's needs before, during, and after a surgical procedure.
About the Author
The oldest and most widely recognized professional organization, the Association of Surgical Technologists represents more than 80,000 surgical technologists. Its primary purpose is to ensure that surgical technologists have the knowledge and skills to administer patient care of the highest quality.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY. 1. Orientation to Surgical Technology. 2. Legal Concepts, Risk Management, and Ethical Issues. 3. The Surgical Patient. 4. Special Populations. 5. Physical Environment and Safety Standards. SECTION 2: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY. 6. Biomedical Science and Minimally Invasive Surgery. 7. Preventing Perioperative Disease Transmission. 8. Emergency Situations and All-Hazards Preparation. 9. Surgical Pharmacology and Anesthesia. 10. Instrumentation, Equipment, and Supplies. 11. Hemostasis, Wound Healing, and Wound Closure. 12. Surgical Case Management. SECTION 3: SURGICAL PROCEDURES. 13. Diagnostic Procedures. 14. General Surgery. 15. Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery. 16. Ophthalmic Surgery. 17. Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. 18. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 19. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 20. Genitourinary Surgery. 21. Orthopedic Surgery. 22. Cardiothoracic Surgery. 23. Peripheral Vascular Surgery. 24. Neurosurgery. Appendix A: Anatomy Plates. Index.