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  • ISBN: 9780323394734
  • ISBN: 0323394736
  • Physical Description: print
    xvii, 1099 pages ; 29 cm
  • Edition: Seventh edtion.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The surgical technologist -- Communication teamwork and professionalism -- Law, documentation, and professional ethics -- The health care facility -- The patient -- Diagnostic and assessment procedures -- Environmental hazards -- Microbes and the process of infection -- The principles and practive of aseptic technique -- Decontamination, sterilization, and disinifection -- Surgical instruments -- Perioperative pharmacology -- Anesthesia and physiological monitoring -- Postanesthesia recovery -- Death and dying -- Physics and information technology -- Energy sources in surgery -- Moving, handling, and positioning the surgical patient -- Surgical skin prep and draping -- Case planning and intraoperative routines -- Management of the surgical wound -- Minimally invasive endoscopic and robotic surgery -- General surgery -- Gynecological and obstetrical surgery -- Genitourinary surgery -- Ophthalmic surgery -- Surgery of the ear, nose, pharynx and larynx -- Oral and maxillofacial surgery -- Plastic and reconstructive surgery -- Orthopedic surgery -- Peripheral vascular surgery -- Thoracic and pulmonary surgery -- Cardiac surgery -- Pediatric surgery -- Neurosurgery -- Emergency trauma surgery -- Disaster preparedness and response-- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Glossary -- Index
Summary, etc.: Learn to deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery with Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition. Within its pages you’ll find comprehensive coverage of all the updated AST Core Curriculum components — including all aspects of health care sciences; technological sciences; patient care concepts; preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care; surgical procedures; and professional practice. But what you won’t find in any other surg tech book is an incredibly reader-friendly approach featuring conversational, mentor-like guidance and loads of full-color pictures and illustrations. You’ll also have an abundance of helpful learning features at your disposal — like case studies, review questions, and online learning activities — that will help you easily master important concepts and apply that learning to professional practice. No other surgical technology text better prepares you for the challenges of professional practice! -- from the publisher.
Subject: Surgical technology
Operating Room Technicians
Perioperative Care methods
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