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cover image - Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,13th Edition
ISBN: 9780323399272
Publication Date: 03-04-2016
Page Count: 1008
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $104.99

Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 13th Edition

by Nancymarie Phillips, BS, RN, CST, CNOR

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323399272
Publication Date: 03-04-2016
Page Count: 1008
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $104.99
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For over 50 years, Berry & Kohn’s Operating Room Technique, 13th Edition has been the text educators choose to help students understand 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 for students to learn how to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. Expert author Nancymarie Phillips emphasizes the importance of teamwork throughout, with practical strategies and examples of how cooperation among perioperative caregivers contributes to positive patient care outcomes. With a strong focus on the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients, this updated and expanded new edition gives students the knowledge they need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care.

    • Detailed information on the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles enhances your understanding of basic surgical principles and techniques. 
    • Emphasis on teamwork among perioperative caregivers encourages cooperation in attaining positive patient care outcomes.
    • In-depth discussions of patients with special needs related to age or health status help you learn how to develop a plan of care tailored to the unique care parameters of all patients.
    • Focus on the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients gives you the knowledge you need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care. 
    • Content on perioperative patient care for both inpatient and ambulatory procedures highlights key considerations for each setting, as well as for individual surgical procedures.
    • Chapter outlines with page numbers, chapter objectives, and key terms and definitions help you quickly find important information and focus your study time. 
    • New illustrations reflect new and changing perioperative procedures, and provide you with key safety information like how to maintain a sterile field, gown, and glove.
    • Enhanced TEACH manual and extensive Evolve resources maximize classroom learning. All Evolve materials are highlighted within the text.
    • Step-by-step coverage of the foundations of surgical techniques enables you to effectively apply basic principles to practice. 
    • Additional and updated tables and boxes call attention to the most important concepts from the text.
    • References highlight the evidence-based practice approach used throughout the text.
    • Enhanced! A strong safety focus includes increased coverage of malignant hyperthermia, bullying and zero-tolerance policies, airway fire, verbal orders, medications, patient identification, pharmacology for bariatric patients, calculating blood loss, National Patient Safety Goals, and more.
    • NEW! "Pros and Cons" boxes provide the positive and negative aspects of specific perioperative practices, allowing nurses to better understand their choices in patient care.
    • Improved! Emphasis on quality gives you the most current information on magnet status, performing an effective 5-minute assessment, the nurse practitioner as first assistant, accurately marking specimens, patient positioning, surgical conscience, and working with outsiders inside the OR environment.
    • NEW! Coverage of new equipment, including: sponge-counting machines, Lapra-TY, silver-infused dressings, neat suture books, and more.
    • NEW! Body Spectrum added to Evolve site to help you review anatomy and physiology.
  • Section I: Fundamentals of Theory and Practice
    1.Perioperative Education
    2.Foundations of Perioperative Patient Care Standards
    3.Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Issues
    Section II: The Perioperative Patient Care Team
    4.The Perioperative Patient Care Team and Professional Credentialing
    5.The Surgical First Assistant
    6.Administration of Perioperative Patient Care Services
    Section III: The Patient as a Unique Individual
    7.The Patient: The Reason for Your Existence
    8.Perioperative Pediatrics
    9.Perioperative Geriatrics
    Section IV: The Perioperative Environment
    10.Physical Facilities
    11.Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Alternative Surgical Locations
    12.Care of the Perioperative Environment
    13.Potential Sources of Injury to the Caregiver and the Patient
    Section V: Surgical Asepsis and Sterile Technique
    14.Surgical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Therapy
    15.Principles of Aseptic and Sterile Technique
    16.Appropriate Attire, Surgical Hand Hygiene, Gowning and Gloving
    17.Decontamination and Disinfection
    Section VI: Surgical Instrumentation and Equipment
    19.Surgical Instrumentation
    20.Specialized Surgical Equipment
    Section VII: Preoperative Patient Care
    21.Preoperative Preparation of the Patient
    22.Diagnostics, Specimens, and Oncologic Considerations
    Section VIII: Pharmacology and Anesthesia
    23.Surgical Pharmacology
    24.Anesthesia: Techniques and Agents
    Section IX: Intraoperative Patient Care
    25.Coordinated Roles of the Scrub Person and the Circulating Nurse
    26.Positioning, Prepping, and Draping the Patient
    27.Physiologic Maintenance and Monitoring of the Perioperative Patient
    Section X: Surgical Site Management
    28.Surgical Incisions, Implants, and Wound Closure
    29.Wound Healing and Hemostasis
    Section XI: Perianesthesia and Postprocedural Patient Care
    30.Postoperative Patient Care
    31.Potential Perioperative Complications
    Section XII: Surgical Specialties
    32.Endoscopy and Robotic-Assisted Surgery
    33.General Surgery
    34.Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery
    35.Urologic Surgery
    36.Orthopedic Surgery
    37.Neurosurgery of the Brain and Peripheral Nerves
    38.Spinal Surgery
    39.Ophthalmic Surgery
    40.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    41.Otorhinolaryngologic and Head and Neck Surgery
    42.Thoracic Surgery
    43.Cardiac Surgery
    44.Vascular Surgery
    45.Organ Procurement and Transplantation
  • Nancymarie Phillips, BS, RN, CST, CNOR, Professor Emeritus,Lakeland Community College,Director Department of Perioperative Education,Perioperative Nursing, Registered Nurse,First Assistants, Surgical Technology,Kirkland, Ohio
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