Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist A Positive Care Approach

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-02-04
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Welcome to the first foundational textbook written by surgical technologists. With over 95 procedures, Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist includes equipment and supplies, operative preparation, practical and technical considerations, and postoperative considerations. No other resource will better prepare you to anticipate the patient's and surgeon's needs before, during, and after a surgical procedure. This book is the ultimate tool to help you apply the guidelines found in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, published by the Association of Surgical Technologists.

Table of Contents

Orientation to Surgical Technology
Standards of Conduct
The Surgical Patient
Special Populations
Physical Environment and Safety Standards
Biomedical Science
Asepsis and Sterile Technique
General Patient Care and Safety
Surgical Pharmacology and Anesthesia
Instrumentation, Equipment, and Supplies
Wound Healing, Sutures, Needles, and Stapling Devices
Technological Sciences for the Surgical Technologist
Diagnostic Procedures
General Surgery
Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery
Ophthalmic Surgery
Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Genitourinary Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
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