ISBN: 9781455725076
Page Count: 343
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $46.95

Workbook for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition

by Joanna Kotcher Fuller, BA, BSN, RN, RGN, MPH
ISBN: 9781455725076
Page Count: 343
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $46.95
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Specially designed to parallel the material in Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition, this helpful workbook provides in-depth study and review of the most important surgical technology concepts. Its user-friendly format offers more practical application and critical thinking exercises than other workbooks, allowing you to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios.

      • Recall questions and application and critical thinking exercises help you master key concepts and prepare for exams.
      • Case studies present realistic scenarios that challenge you to expand your critical thinking skills.
      • Internet research activities encourage you to search online for evidence-based information.

      • Preclinical checklists for all skills/procedures allow you to assess your own skills, as well as be assessed by other students.
    • 1. The Surgical Technologist

      2. Communication and Teamwork

      3. Law, Documentation, and Professional Ethics

      4. The Health Care Facility

      5. NEW! Disaster Preparedness and Response

      6. The Patient in Surgery

      7. Diagnostic and Assessment Procedures

      8. Environmental Hazards in the Perioperative Environment

      9. Microbes and the Process of Infection

      10. Aseptic Technique

      11. Decontamination, Sterilization, and Disinfection

      12. Surgical Instruments

      13. Perioperative Pharmacology

      14. The Process of Anesthesia and Physiological Monitoring

      15. Post Anesthesia Recovery

      16. Death and Dying

      17. Physics and Information Technology

      18. Energy Sources in Surgery

      19. Moving and Positioning the Surgical Patient

      20. Surgical Skin Preparation and Draping

      21. Case Planning and Intraoperative Roles

      22. The Surgical Wound

      23. General Surgery

      24. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Surgery

      25. Gynecological and Obstetrical Surgery

      26.Genitourinary Surgery

      27. Ophthalmic Surgery

      28. Surgery of the Ear, Nose, Pharynx, and Larynx

      29. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

      30. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      31. Orthopedic Surgery

      32. Peripheral Vascular Surgery

      33. Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery

      34. Cardiac Surgery

      35. Pediatric Surgery

      36. Neurosurgery

      37. NEW! Transplant Surgery

      Glossary Index

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