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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
Joanna Kotcher, BA, BSN, RN, RGN, MPH, Independent consultant in medical and surgical coordination in conflict environments