Mosby's PDQ for Surgical Technology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-14
  • Publisher: Mosby Inc

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An ideal workplace companion, MOSBY'S SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PDQ offers rapid access to all the essential information needed for surgical technology. It includes hundreds of essential facts, medical terms, full-color anatomical illustrations, and more, presented in short tables, boxes, and bulleted lists for quick access. The PDQs pocket size lets you carry it for easy access, and its spiral binding allows you to lay it open at any given page. With this book, youll always have key information on hand, and youll gain confidence in your role as a surgical technologist. Quick access to key information includes topics such as pharmacology, supplies, and sutures. 80 full-color illustrations show positioning, preparations, and important anatomy. Core, need-to-know, basic information emphasizes preparation for operating room techniques and procedures. A pocket size and spiral binding make it easy to carry this quick reference in the pocket of your scrubs. Color tabs divide sections of the book, so you can find information quickly. Waterproof pages provide durability. A section on medical terminology and abbreviations covers terms specifically related to the operating room.

Table of Contents

Medical Terminology
Prefixesp. 1
Suffixesp. 4
Cardiovascular Systemp. 6
Digestive Systemp. 7
Endocrine and Lymphatic Systemsp. 8
General Termsp. 8
Immune Systemp. 9
Integumentary and Muscular Systemsp. 10
Nervous Systemp. 10
Reproductive Systemp. 11
Respiratory Systemp. 11
Skeletal Systemp. 12
Special Sensesp. 12
Urinary Systemp. 13
Suture and Needles
Suture Material
Ethiconp. 82
US Surgicalp. 82
Chromic Gutp. 83
Plain Gutp. 83
Vicrylp. 84
PDSp. 84
Silkp. 85
Prolenep. 85
Cottonp. 86
Steelp. 86
Nurolon (E), Surgilon (US)p. 87
Mersilenep. 87
Ethlbond (E), Dacron (US)p. 88
Nurolonp. 88
Ethilonp. 89
Ethibond (Coated)p. 89
Mersilene (Uncoated)p. 90
Dexonp. 90
Needle Shape and Curvature, Characteristics of a Needlep. 91
Different Types of Ethicon Needle Pointsp. 92
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