ISBN: 9781416061922
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $44.95

Workbook for Surgical Technology, 5th Edition

by Joanna Kotcher Fuller, BA, BSN, RN, RGN, MPH
ISBN: 9781416061922
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $44.95
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Presenting a variety of engaging activities, case studies, and review questions, this chapter-by-chapter companion to Surgical Technology: Principles and Practices, 5th Edition helps you study more effectively, perfect your skills, and prepare for success in the classroom and the OR.

    • Application exercises and critical thinking exercises challenge you to apply skills, terminology, and concepts to realistic practice scenarios and patient cases.
    • Recall questions test your retention of textbook content and help you prepare for exams.
    • Internet research activities guide you to additional learning opportunities online.
  • 1. The Surgical Technologist

    2. The Patient in Surgery

    3. Death and Dying

    4. Law and Ethics

    5. Introduction to the Health Facility

    6. Communication and Teamwork

    7. Microbes and the Process of Infection

    8. Decontamination, Sterilization, and Disinfection

    9. Aseptic Technique

    10. Transporting, Transferring and Positioning

    11. Surgical Skin Preparation and Draping

    12. Anesthesia, Anesthetics, and Physiological Monitoring

    13. Postoperative Recovery and Patient Discharge

    14. Perioperative Pharmacology

    15. Environmental Hazards

    16. Case Planning and Intraoperative Routines

    17. The Surgical Wound

    18. Biomechanics and Computer Technology

    19. Energy Sources in Surgery

    20. Diagnostic and Assessment Procedures

    21. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Surgery

    22. Surgical Instruments

    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-Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery

    29. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    30. Orthopedic Surgery

    31. Peripheral Vascular Surgery

    32. Thoracic and Lung Surgery

    33. Cardiac Surgery

    34. Pediatric Surgery

    35. Neurosurgery

  • Joanna Kotcher Fuller, BA, BSN, RN, RGN, MPH, Emergency Medical Coordinator, Medical Emergency Relief International, UK-Global
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