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cover image - Workbook for Surgical Technology,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323680226
Page Count: 320
Imprint: Saunders
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Workbook for Surgical Technology, 8th Edition

by Joanna Kotcher

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cover image - Workbook for Surgical Technology,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323680226
Page Count: 320
Imprint: Saunders
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Get the review and practice you need to succeed on classroom and certification exams! Corresponding chapter by chapter to Fuller’s Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 8th Edition textbook, this practical workbook helps you master the role and the essential skills of the surgical technologist. Each chapter contains a variety of activities, including key terms, labeling, practice questions, and realistic case studies with critical thinking exercises. Making it easy to apply your knowledge to practice, this study tool ensures that you have everything you need for success in a surgical technology career.

    • Case studies encourage you to think strategically and apply your knowledge to realistic situations in the operating room environment.
    • More than 80 Skills Checklists provide clear guidelines for performing each skill, and help you evaluate your performance of core functions by practicing skills until you have mastered them.
    • Variety of exercises includes a review of key terms, practice questions, labeling exercises, and case studies with critical thinking questions, reinforcing your understanding and preparing you for in-class testing and for the certification exam.
    • Reader-friendly writing style and organization makes the content easier to understand.
    • NEW Robotic Surgery chapter includes exercises for the most frequently performed minimally invasive procedures involving surgical robots.
    • NEW! Updated and expanded Skills Checklists add coverage of patient preparation, transporting, positioning, and draping.
    • NEW! Updated exercises are provided for the updated and expanded content in the surgical technology textbook.
    • NEW! Additional multiple-choice questions mirror the types of questions found on the Certified Surgical Technologist exam.
  • 1. Surgical Technology: The Profession and the Professional
    2. Communication and Teamwork
    3. Medicolegal Aspects of Surgical Technology
    4. The Health Care Facility
    5. Supporting the Psychosocial needs of the Patient
    6. Diagnostic and Assessment Procedures
    7. Hazards in the Perioperative Environment
    8. Microbes and the Process of Infection
    9. Sterile Technique and Infection Control
    10. Decontamination, Sterilization, and Disinfection
    11. Surgical Instruments
    12. Perioperative Pharmacology
    13. Anesthesia, Physiological Monitoring, and Post-Anesthesia Recovery
    14. Death and Dying
    15. Energy Sources in Surgery
    16. Moving, Handling, and Positioning the Surgical Patient
    17. Surgical Skin Preparation and Draping
    18. Surgical Skills I: Planning a Case, Opening, and Start of Surgery
    19. Surgical Skills II: Intraoperative and Immediate Postoperative Period
    20. Minimally Invasive Surgery
    21. Robotic Surgery
    22. General Surgery
    23. Gynecological and Obstetrical Surgery
    24. Genitourinary Surgery
    25. Ophthalmic Surgery
    26. Surgery of the Ear, Nose, Pharynx, and Larynx
    27. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    28. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    29. Orthopedic Surgery
    30. Peripheral Vascular Surgery
    31. Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery
    32. Cardiac Surgery
    33. Pediatric Surgery
    34. Neurosurgery
    35. Emergency Trauma Surgery
    36. Disaster Preparedness and Response
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