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More than 1,500 Q&As provide a complete review for surgical technologist certification LANGE Q&A: Surgical Technology Examination, 6edelivers 1,500 Q&As modeled after those on the national certification examination. The book includes detailed answer explanations and covers all major areas of surgical technology. The Sixth Edition has been updated to cover the latest surgical techniques, instruments and procedures. Features Companion CD-ROM includes interactive test simulation feature that allows users to build a custom exam and keep track of their scores NEW chapter organization follows AST blueprint NEW introduction with emphasis on study methods NEW photos of more than 75 instruments NEW questions on the latest instruments for advanced procedures in ophthalmology, neurosurgery, and orthopedics (endoscopic instrumentation) NEW questions on robot-guided surgery and endoscopic surgery
Table of Contents
Part 1 Fundamental Knowledge 1. Terminology 2. Anatomy and Physiology 3. Microbiology 4. Pharmacology and Anesthesia
Part 2 Infection Control5. Aseptic Technique 6. Sterilization and Disinfection 7. Operating Room Environment
Part 3 Concepts of Patient Care 8. Transportation and Positioning 9. Observation 10. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 11. Medical Ethical and Legal Responsibilities 12. Occupational Hazards
Part 4 Preoperative Preparation 13. Consents 14. Skin Preparation and Draping 15. Instruments 16. Equipment and Supplies 17. Counts and Specimens 18. Sutures and Drains
Part 5 Intraoperative and Postoperative Procedures 19. General Surgery 20. Obstetrics and Gynecology 21. Opthalmology 22. Otorhinolaryngology 23. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 24. Genitourinary Surgery 25. Thoracic Surgery 26. Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Surgery 27. Orthopedic Surgery 28. Neurosurgery 29. Pediatric Surgery 30. Emergency Procedures
Part 6 Technology in the Operating Room 31. Computers 32. Surgical Applications of Electricity 33. Physics and Medicine 34. Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) 35. Surgical Robots