Surgical Technology: Principles And Practice by Joanna Kotcher FullerSurgical Technology: Principles And Practice by Joanna Kotcher Fuller

Surgical Technology: Principles And Practice

byJoanna Kotcher Fuller

Hardcover | February 10, 2017

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Learn to deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery withSurgical 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!

Title:Surgical Technology: Principles And PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1120 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 10, 2017Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323394736

ISBN - 13:9780323394734

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Table of Contents

PART I: SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PRINCIPLES
1. The Surgical Technologist
2. Communication and Teamwork
3. Law, Documentation, and Professional Ethics
4. The Health Care Facility
5. The Patient
6. Diagnostic and Assessment Procedures
7. Environmental Hazards
8. Microbes and the Process of Infection
9. The Principles and Practice of Aseptic Technique
10. Decontamination, Sterilization, and Disinfection
11. Surgical Instruments
12. Perioperative Pharmacology
13. Anesthesia and Physiological Monitoring
14. Postanesthesia Recovery
15. Death and Dying
16. Physics and Information Technology
17. Energy Sources in Surgery
18. Moving, Handling, and Positioning the Surgical Patient
19. Surgical Skin Preparation and Draping
20. Case Planning and Intraoperative Procedures
21. Management of the Surgical Wound
PART II: SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PRACTICE
22. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Surgery
23. General Surgery
24. Gynecological and Obstetrical Surgery
25. Genitourinary Surgery
26. Ophthalmic Surgery
27. Surgery of the Ear, Nose, Pharynx, and Larynx
28. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
29. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
30. Orthopedic Surgery
31. Peripheral Vascular Surgery
32. Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery
33. Cardiac Surgery
34. Pediatric Surgery
35. Neurosurgery
36. Emergency Trauma Surgery
37. Disaster Preparedness and Response
APPENDIXES:
A. Common Pathology by System
B. Drugs and Substances Associated with Surgery
C. Math Review
D. Computer Operations
GLOSSARY
INDEX