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A full-color compendium of surgical equipment and supplies in one spiral-bound text/atlas! Here’s all of the information your students need to know about surgical equipment and supplies—their use and their specifications— in one easy-to-use reference with more than 800 full-color photographs. The first chapter reviews aseptic technique. Each subsequent chapter addresses related equipment and supplies. Full-color photographs and detailed specifications complement the comprehensive in-text coverage.
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.
PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST delivers focused content about medications and their common uses in surgical settings, as well as drug classes, administration, biological actions, and safe handling.
The study guide includes lab activities for each chapter to inspire learning in creative and practical ways, detailed skill assessments for tracking performance, image-labeling exercises to build knowledge of instruments and anatomy, and case studies with related questions to develop critical thinking skills.
Learning all of the names, purposes, and set-up procedures for surgical instruments can be a daunting task, but with SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION: AN INTERACTIVE APPROACH, it’s easier than ever before. With a combination of descriptive text and detailed pictures in the book, plus an interactive CD-ROM, you can successfully memorize all the details of surgical instrumentation.
Thoroughly mapped to the sixth edition of the Core Curriculum, SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST: A POSITIVE CARE APPROACH, 5e, delivers the most trusted, up-to-date, and comprehensive resource for helping students anticipate the patient's and surgeon's needs before, during, and after a surgical procedure. Written by the Association of Surgical Technologists, the text begins with essential topics such as equipment and supplies, operative preparation, practical and technical considerations, and postoperative considerations
Under the editorial direction of Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, a team of expert consulting editors and consultants representing nearly every health care profession ensures that the content reflects the most current healthcare information.
Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery, 16th Edition is the definitive text for nurses and surgical technologists training for a career in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care.
Developed specifically for surgical technologists, Alexander's Surgical Procedures provides proven, step-by-step coverage of essential surgical procedures from one of the most trusted sources in surgical technology.
Deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery with this straightforward, step-by-step guide to surgical skills and operating room procedures. It provides comprehensive coverage of all the updated AST Core Curriculum, 6th Edition components — health care sciences, technological sciences, patient care concepts, surgical technology, and surgical procedures.
For over 50 years, Berry & Kohn’s Operating Room Technique, 13th Edition has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. Highly readable, accurate, and comprehensive, it clearly covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format that makes it easy to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice.