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Pocket Guide to the Operating Room by
Publication Date: 2007-12-05
"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 2008 This 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).
Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist by
Publication Date: 2000-09-01
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)
The Neurosurgical Instrument Guide by
Publication Date: 2011-11-18
This unique, detailed guide [is] a must read for young neurosurgeons and the gold standard reference for all neurosurgical operative services. -- Duke Samson, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Southwestern Medical School The Neurosurgical Instrument Guide provides a much-needed baseline reference for visual identification of surgical instruments and their intended use in specific neurosurgical procedures. It facilitates a unique learning experience for medical students, interns, residents, surgical technicians, nurses, and other neurosurgical support staff, as well as for neurosurgeons who want to educate their team about basic instrumentation encountered in the operating room. Special Features: Designed in didactic two-page spreads, with clear photographs of instruments on one side facing concise information on category, purpose, and usage on the other The only book solely focused on the core tools of neurosurgery, providing a one-of-a-kind resource for support staff and others Describes instruments from the perspective of the neurosurgeon, so all members of the neurosurgical operating team speak the same language Covers the neurosurgical implements most often used in the operating room, so readers can immediately put knowledge into practice Complete with an overview of basic operating room principles and instrument sets, The Neurosurgical Instrument Guide gives readers a solid background on instrumentation as well as a lasting and progressively stronger comfort level for those working in the neurosurgical operating room.
Surgical Technology Review by
Publication Date: 2010-03-02
Meet the growing demand for certified surgical technologists and be prepared for the real world of professional practice! From medical terminology to surgical procedures, a concise outline format reviews all of the content covered on the NBSTSA National Certification Exam. Approximately 1,000-questions on the bonus CD-ROM familiarize you with the style and format of the exam questions, while also assessing your mastery of the knowledge needed to pass the exam.
Study Guide and Lab Manual for Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist, 4th by
Call Number: Sevierville RD32.3 .S866 2014 study guide
Publication Date: 2013-01-15
This Study Guide and Lab Manual is an essential companion to SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST, Fourth Edition textbook. Loaded with opportunities to practice and demonstrate critical skills, it is a must have resource to support student success in the surgical environment.
Surgical Notes by
Call Number: Sevierville RD31 .S54 2015 (as well as online)
Publication Date: 2014-08-28
Jog your memory and be confident in your ability to adapt in the fast-paced OR environment Susan Sheets, the Association of Surgical Technologists' "Educator of the Year" in 2009, brings you the OR survival guide that fits in your pocket. Consult it at the start of your day or between cases to jog your memory and build your confidence. Refresh your knowledge of the essentials of aseptic technique, surgical conscience, anatomy, basic set-up, instruments, and sutures. Be ready for challenging situations with tips for communicating effectively in the OR. Anticipate need and attune your critical thinking to be able to set up your back table and mayo stand quickly and efficiently, count effectively, and communicate well with your team. Consult it to organize your case so you can start and end it with confidence. From aseptic technique to effective communication and everything in between, here's the on-the-spot guidance you need to survive in the OR in a pocket-sized, quick reference.
Med Surg Notes by
Publication Date: 2011-05-04
A DAVIS'S NOTES BOOK! From setting up an oxygen delivery system in a hospital room to administering stat meds, this handy, pocket-sized resource helps you to deliver high-quality care. You'll have on-the-spot guidance you need to care for patients with complex medical-surgical conditions--from focused assessments, immediate interventions, and follow-up care for patients who develop complications--all presented from the nurse's point of view. The 3rd Edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded to deliver all of the current information you need.
Mosby's PDQ for Surgical Technology by
Publication Date: 2007-11-14
BEING ADDED An ideal workplace companion, MOSBY'S SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PDQ offers rapid access to all the essential information needed for surgical technology. It includes hundreds of essential facts, medical terms, full-color anatomical illustrations, and more, presented in short tables, boxes, and bulleted lists for quick access. The PDQ's pocket size lets you carry it for easy access, and its spiral binding allows you to lay it open at any given page. With this book, you'll always have key information on hand, and you'll gain confidence in your role as a surgical technologist. Quick access to key information includes topics such as pharmacology, supplies, and sutures. 80 full-color illustrations show positioning, preparations, and important anatomy. Core, need-to-know, basic information emphasizes preparation for operating room techniques and procedures. A pocket size and spiral binding make it easy to carry this quick reference in the pocket of your scrubs. Color tabs divide sections of the book, so you can find information quickly. Waterproof pages provide durability. A section on medical terminology and abbreviations covers terms specifically related to the operating room.
Manual of operating room discipline and protocol by
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