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Surgical Technology E Book

Surgical Technology   E Book Book
Author : Joanna Kotcher
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-12-18
ISBN : 0323680208
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Prepare to deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery with this approachable guide to surgical skills and operating room procedures. In addition to covering all the content in the AST Core Curriculum, this one-of-a-kind text offers a unique mentoring approach and engaging learning features that make even complex skills and techniques easy to understand. Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas of the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. Reader-friendly writing style and organization builds content from fundamental concepts, aseptic technique, and the role and function of the surgical technologist, to the specialty surgical procedure chapters. Consistent chapter format breaks down surgical procedures in an easy-to-understand way that helps you understand the key elements of more than 200 procedures. Experienced author/consulting editor team lends a breadth of experience for a well-rounded and multi-perspective focus on operating room procedures and quality patient care. Over 1,200 full-color illustrations and clinical photos bring concepts and procedures to life. Robust practice opportunities include review questions and case studies at the end of each chapter, along with additional review questions and surgical practice videos on the Evolve companion website. Learning objectives serve as checkpoints for comprehension and as study tools in preparation for examinations. Key terminology appears in boldface throughout chapter discussions with key terms defined and cross-referenced to a back-of-book glossary. Key concepts are covered in a bulleted list at the end of each chapter discussion to summarize and review chapter content. References and bibliographies provide a listing of in-text and additional citations of scientific research and best practices. Pathology appendix summarizes the most commonly seen pathological processes and organizes them by body system. NEW! Robotic Surgery chapter describes the most advanced equipment and procedures involving surgical robots. Additional skills content includes patient preparation, transporting, positioning, and draping. Expanded coverage of endoscopic procedures is featured in the Minimally Invasive Surgery chapter.

Workbook for Surgical Technology E Book

Workbook for Surgical Technology   E Book Book
Author : Joanna Kotcher
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2017-02-03
ISBN : 0323554148
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Correlating chapter-for-chapter with the text, Workbook for Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition provides the essential practice and review needed to support classroom and clinical success. Easy to understand and simple to use, this Workbook includes terminology review, a variety of practice questions, and case studies with critical thinking questions for key surgical technology functions. New exercises cover new content on dynamic topics like robotics and lasers. More than 70 skills performance checklists let you evaluate your own learning. Correlates chapter-by-chapter to the text so you can use the Workbook seamlessly as you use the text and gain extra opportunities for practice to help ensure comprehension. Robust practice opportunities include labeling activities and terminology review, fill in the blank, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions to help reinforce the learning outcomes, key terminology, and important concepts through active engagement and assessment of content mastery. Case studies feature related questions and present realistic clinical situations or scenarios that challenge you to expand your critical thinking skills and apply what you learn. Perforated pages allow you to remove some or all competency sheets for use in clinical evaluation settings. EXPANDED! More than 70 skills performance checklists allow you to assess your own skills, helping prepare you for the certification examination. NEW! Exercises cover new content on dynamic topics, including professionalism, equipment and technology, robotics and lasers, and advances in orthopedic, cardiovascular, and neurological surgeries, ensures that you are exposed to the most current information and evidence-based practice. IMPROVED! More types of practice questions, encompassing recall, comprehension, and application, help better assess your comprehension. EXPANDED! Additional labeling exercises provide more practice to improve your comprehension, especially regarding positioning, draping, and instruments.

Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist A Positive Care Approach

Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist  A Positive Care Approach Book
Author : Association of Surgical Technologists
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2016-12-05
ISBN : 1337517372
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Market-leading SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST: A POSITIVE CARE APPROACH, 5e, delivers the most trusted, up-to-date, and comprehensive coverage available. Written by the Association of Surgical Technologists, the text provides everything you need to successfully apply the guidelines found in the sixth edition of the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. It covers essential topics such as equipment and supplies, operative preparation, practical and technical considerations, and postoperative considerations as well as over 200 of the most critical surgical procedures -- using detailed, full-color illustrations and live surgery images. Providing a solid foundation, it's the ultimate resource for helping you anticipate the patient's and surgeon's needs before, during, and after a surgical procedure. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Elsevier s Surgical Technology Exam Review E Book

Elsevier s Surgical Technology Exam Review   E Book Book
Author : Anbalagan George,Joseph E Charleman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-01-29
ISBN : 0323414885
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The all-in-one surgical technology review you’ve been waiting for is finally here! Elsevier's Surgical Technology Exam Review combines comprehensive content review, worktext practice, and customizable simulated testing options to give you the 360-degree preparation needed for success on the CST exam. Content chapters offer a thorough review of the CST exam focus areas — including medical terminology, basic science, asepsis, surgical technique, and surgical procedures — all in a helpful outline format. Each chapter also features full-color images and illustrations, review questions with rationales, and surgical concept maps., A sample exam at the end of the book provides a simulated test-day experience. The realistic preparation continues online with a testing engine that lets you access exam questions by category or create custom-generated exams that match the format of the CST exam. If you’re looking to pass the CST and be fully prepared for clinical practice, this is the one Surgical Technology review book that you can’t afford to be without! UNIQUE! All-in-one resource incorporates content discussions, worktext practice, review questions, and six full practice exams to fully prepare users for the certification exam. UNIQUE! Surgical concept maps in the worktext help emphasize the critical thinking skills needed for clinical success by combining relevant medical terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, microbiology, and pharmacology for each surgical procedure and helping users learn how to apply that foundational knowledge to the operating room. Content chapters offer a thorough review of the CST exam focus areas — including medical terminology, basic science, asepsis, surgical technique, and surgical procedures — all in an outline format. National Board format utilizes the exam blueprint for the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting’s CST exam to organize content and practice exams. Six practice exams (each with 175 questions) help users improve familiarity with answering exam-style questions and build test-taking confidence. Realistic testing experience utilizes an online, computer-based testing environment and timing function to mimic the actual testing experience. Practice exam customization enables users to practice specific CST blueprint categories in practice mode or use an auto-generator for full CST-style tests in exam mode. Answer keys and rationales for each chapter review question and practice test question help users fully comprehend the information being asked and why a specific choice is best. UNIQUE! Full-color photos and illustrations offer vivid images of instruments, equipment, clinical situations, concept maps, and basic science to help improve comprehension. Chapter review questions allow users to test their level of comprehension before moving onto the next chapter and provide practice for the simulated exams.

Workbook for Surgical Technology E Book

Workbook for Surgical Technology   E Book Book
Author : Joanna Kotcher
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2021-01-06
ISBN : 0323680232
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get the review and practice you need to succeed on classroom and certification exams! Corresponding chapter by chapter to Fuller’s Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 8th Edition textbook, this practical workbook helps you master the role and the essential skills of the surgical technologist. Each chapter contains a variety of activities, including key terms, labeling, practice questions, and realistic case studies with critical thinking exercises. Making it easy to apply your knowledge to practice, this study tool ensures that you have everything you need for success in a surgical technology career. Case studies encourage you to think strategically and apply your knowledge to realistic situations in the operating room environment. More than 80 Skills Checklists provide clear guidelines for performing each skill, and help you evaluate your performance of core functions by practicing skills until you have mastered them. Variety of exercises includes a review of key terms, practice questions, labeling exercises, and case studies with critical thinking questions, reinforcing your understanding and preparing you for in-class testing and for the certification exam. Reader-friendly writing style and organization makes the content easier to understand. NEW Robotic Surgery chapter includes exercises for the most frequently performed minimally invasive procedures involving surgical robots. NEW! Updated and expanded Skills Checklists add coverage of patient preparation, transporting, positioning, and draping. NEW! Updated exercises are provided for the updated and expanded content in the surgical technology textbook. NEW! Additional multiple-choice questions mirror the types of questions found on the Certified Surgical Technologist exam.

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist E Book

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist   E Book Book
Author : Katherine Snyder,Chris Keegan
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-01-19
ISBN : 0323353908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Learn with the most trusted pharmacology text written specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 4th Edition ensures that as an integral member of the operating room team, you have an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything from basic conversions, terminology, and calculations to anesthesia and medications used for perioperative care. This edition adds coverage of next-generation antibiotics, new technology in orthopedics, advances in cataract surgery, and more — plus a full-color design and expanded art program. An Evolve companion website lets you practice drug calculations. Written by experienced Surgical Technology educators Katherine Snyder and Chris Keegan, this book covers all areas of pharmacology that are designated in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Coverage of pharmacology meets the needs of the Surgical Technologist and includes all areas designated in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Chapter study questions help you measure your knowledge and apply it to practice, and serve as a review tool for classroom and certification exams. Clinical features include Tech Tips from experts, Caution boxes with drug alerts to help prevent potential patient harm, and Notes simplifying difficult concepts. Insight boxes provide in-depth, cutting-edge information about a specific product, procedure, or process. Concise three-part organization makes it easier to understand 1) the foundations of pharmacology, mathematics, and drug administration, 2) applications of pharmacology to the surgical environment, and 3) preoperative medications, types of anesthesia, and emergency situations. Evolve companion website includes exercises allowing you to practice math calculations, as well as drug monographs from Mosby’s Essential Drugs for Surgical Technology. Advanced Practice boxes provide information and advice on issues and applications that help you advance to the role of Surgical Assistant. Trusted authors Kathy Snyder and Chris Keegan bring more than 50 years of combined experience, and provide the information you need to succeed in the classroom, on the certification exam, and in the operating room. Learning Objectives in each chapter list the key content you should master and provide a useful study tool in preparing for examinations. NEW! Coverage of hot topics includes next-generation antibiotics, new technology involving orthopedic surgery, advances in cataract surgery, and more. NEW! Now in full color, an expanded art program helps you visualize concepts in anatomy and physiology, medications, equipment, and procedures. NEW! A comprehensive glossary supports key terms that are highlighted in the text. NEW! Make It Simple boxes review and break down medical terminology.

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist E Book

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist   E Book Book
Author : Tiffany Howe,Angela Burton
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2019-12-10
ISBN : 032366122X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Learn pharmacology with the trusted text written specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 5th Edition ensures that as an integral member of the operating room team, you have an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything a surg tech needs to know, including basic pharmacology, dosage calculations, safe handling of medications, terminology, and drug effects and side effects. If you are interested in becoming a surgical first assistant, many chapters also include coverage of advanced practice. Written by Tiffany Howe, CST, CSFA, FAST, MBA, an educator, and Angie Burton, CST, FAST, a practicing surg tech, this book covers all areas of pharmacology designated in the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. Coverage of pharmacology meets the needs of the Surgical Technologist and includes all areas designated in the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Advanced Practice sections in each chapter provide content relating to the role of the first surgical assistant, helping students who want to advance to that role, and keeps this text useful as a professional reference. Concise three-part organization makes it easier for students to understand 1) the foundations of pharmacology, mathematics, and drug administration, 2) applications of pharmacology to the surgical environment, and 3) preoperative medications, types of anesthesia, and emergency situations. Caution boxes highlight drug alerts and surgical safety issues. Chapter study questions help students measure their knowledge and apply it to practice, and serve as an excellent review tool for classroom and certification exams. Insight boxes provide in-depth, cutting-edge information on specific products, procedures, and processes in the operating room. Learning features include Tech Tips from experts, Quick Question boxes with quizzes on foundational knowledge, Make It Simple boxes reviewing medical terminology, and Notes simplifying difficult concepts. Comprehensive glossary defines key terms highlighted in the text. Evolve companion website includes up-to-date drug monographs and additional exercises allowing students to practice math calculations. NEW! Coverage of new drugs includes antibiotics frequently used in the operating room. NEW! Content map correlates the content in the text to the requisite components of the pharmacology portion of the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. NEW author team blends theory and practice, with easy-to-read explanations from Tiffany Howe, CST, SDFA, FAST, MBA, an instructor of surgical technology, and Angie Burton, CST, FAST, a practitioner of surgical technology.

Surgical Anatomy and Physiology for the Surgical Technologist

Surgical Anatomy and Physiology for the Surgical Technologist Book
Author : Kevin B. Frey,Paul Price
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2005-11-15
ISBN : 1305147030
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Anatomy and physiology, a key part of the core curriculum in surgical technology, is the central basic science course around which the knowledge of surgical technology revolves. However, most conventional A&P books do not cover the surgical aspects of anatomy and physiology that the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology requires. Surgical Anatomy and Physiology for the Surgical Technologist provides the basic concepts of A&P and applies them to practical surgery. Throughout the book, examples show how the anatomy and physiology of a particular body system or organ relates to a surgical procedure. This resource includes case studies, review questions, key terms, objectives for each chapter, and information boxes that tie specific anatomical elements to surgical practice. This book meets the requirements of the current edition of the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Study Guide and Lab Manual for Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist

Study Guide and Lab Manual for Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist Book
Author : Association of Surgical Technologists
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2013-01-15
ISBN : 9781111037581
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Study Guide and Lab Manual is an essential companion to SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST, Fourth Edition textbook. Loaded with opportunities to practice and demonstrate critical skills, it is a must have resource to support your success in the surgical environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Surgical Technology

Surgical Technology Book
Author : Joanna Kotcher Fuller
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-11-07
ISBN : 1455725064
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery with this straightforward, step-by-step guide to surgical skills and operating room procedures. It provides comprehensive coverage of all the updated AST Core Curriculum, 6th Edition components - health care sciences, technological sciences, patient care concepts, surgical technology, and surgical procedures. A mentoring approach makes even complex skills and techniques easy to understand. User-friendly features such as full-color illustrations, chapter outlines and summaries, review questions, critical thinking exercises, and technique boxes help you focus on the most important concepts and make it easier to retain and recall critical information. Chapter objectives correspond to the latest AST Core Curriculum objectives to ensure you have access to the most reliable information in the operating room. Enhanced critical thinking scenarios at the end of each chapter help you strengthen your critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills and highlight practical applications of key concepts. Additional information on special populations, including bariatric, pregnant, physically or mentally challenged, isolation, trauma, language barrier, and substance abuse patients, highlights important considerations for the surgical technologist regarding transfer, preparation, and procedure set up. Expanded coverage of surgical lasers keeps you up to date with the latest technology so you can effectively assess the function, assembly, use, and care of equipment in the surgical suite. UPDATED! Coverage reflects the new AST Core Curriculum, 6th Edition to keep you current. NEW! Chapters on Disaster Preparedness and Response and Transplant Surgery offer cutting-edge information on these key topics. Coverage of the Assistant Circulator role, as well as a break down of first and second scrub roles, help you better understand the responsibilities of each member of the surgical team.

Practical Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist

Practical Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist Book
Author : Teri Junge
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2016-01-01
ISBN : 1305855493
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get the facts about patient medications, their common uses, and the safety processes observed in surgical settings today with PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST. Created with input from students and seasoned professionals, this text focuses specifically on the needs of surgical technologists, rather than general allied health careers. Chapters meet all requirements from the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Handy features highlight must-know, Core Curriculum content, while critical thinking and review questions give you practice thinking on your feet. PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS is also an ideal test-preparation resource for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Berry Kohn s Operating Room Technique E Book

Berry   Kohn s Operating Room Technique   E Book Book
Author : Nancymarie Phillips
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-09-27
ISBN : 0323266185
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Berry & Kohn’s Operating Room Technique has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques for more than 50 years. Highly readable, accurate, and comprehensive, it covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a format that makes it easy to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. Expert author Nancymarie Phillips emphasizes the importance of teamwork throughout, with practical strategies and examples of how cooperation among perioperative caregivers contributes to positive patient care outcomes. Detailed coverage presents the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles. A strong focus on the physiological, psychological, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients gives you the knowledge you need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care. Discussions of perioperative patient care for both inpatient and ambulatory procedures highlights key considerations for each setting, as well as for individual surgical procedures. In-depth discussions of patients with special needs related to age or health status helps you learn to develop of a plan of care tailored to the unique care parameters of all patients. Helpful features such as chapter outlines with page numbers, chapter objectives, and key terms and definitions help you quickly find important information and focus your study time. NEW! Over 50 new and revised illustrations reflect the latest perioperative procedures, techniques, and equipment. Updated content ensures you have the latest information on key topics, including: Computerized documentation "Never Events" and reimbursement Credentialing and certification Bioterrorism and prion contamination Surgical hand hygiene, gowning, and gloving Wound healing and hemostasis Surgical instrumentation NEW! References throughout the text highlight the importance of evidence-based practice. Expanded coverage in the Administration of Perioperative Patient Care Services chapter features managerial approaches to TeamSTEPPS and SCIP, as well as magnet status. Updated physical plant information offers the latest 2011 updates concerning air-flow and room size according to AAMI standards.

Workbook for Surgical Technology

Workbook for Surgical Technology Book
Author : Joanna Kotcher Fuller
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2017-02-01
ISBN : 9780323394741
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Correlating chapter-for-chapter with the text, Workbook for Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition provides the essential practice and review needed to support classroom and clinical success. Easy to understand and simple to use, this Workbook includes terminology review, a variety of practice questions, and case studies with critical thinking questions for key surgical technology functions. New exercises cover new content on dynamic topics like robotics and lasers. More than 70 skills performance checklists let you evaluate your own learning. Correlates chapter-by-chapter to the text so you can use the Workbook seamlessly as you use the text and gain extra opportunities for practice to help ensure comprehension. Robust practice opportunities include labeling activities and terminology review, fill in the blank, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions to help reinforce the learning outcomes, key terminology, and important concepts through active engagement and assessment of content mastery. Case studies feature related questions and present realistic clinical situations or scenarios that challenge you to expand your critical thinking skills and apply what you learn. Perforated pages allow you to remove some or all competency sheets for use in clinical evaluation settings. EXPANDED! More than 70 skills performance checklists allow you to assess your own skills, helping prepare you for the certification examination. NEW! Exercises cover new content on dynamic topics, including professionalism, equipment and technology, robotics and lasers, and advances in orthopedic, cardiovascular, and neurological surgeries, ensures that you are exposed to the most current information and evidence-based practice. IMPROVED! More types of practice questions, encompassing recall, comprehension, and application, help better assess your comprehension. EXPANDED! Additional labeling exercises provide more practice to improve your comprehension, especially regarding positioning, draping, and instruments.

Alexander s Surgical Procedures E Book

Alexander s Surgical Procedures   E Book Book
Author : Jane C. Rothrock,Sherri Alexander
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-09-05
ISBN : 0323292704
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Developed specifically for surgical technologists, Alexander's Surgical Procedures provides proven, step-by-step coverage of essential surgical procedures from one of the most trusted sources in surgical technology. Building on the renowned content of Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition, respected authorities Jane Rothrock and Sherri Alexander (AST president 2007 - 2011) guide you through the pre-op set up, procedure pathology/steps, and post-op considerations for all required procedures. This approachable, easy-to-use resource complements the fundamental coverage in your other surgical technology textbooks, and detailed procedure videos on a companion Evolve website help you ensure success from the classroom to the OR. Content adapted from Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition provides comprehensive procedural coverage optimized for your specific needs as a surgical technologist. Surgical Technologist Considerations boxes detail practical strategies for applying chapter content to specialty procedures. Complete pre-op set up, draping, and other instructions for each procedure equip you to confidently perform all of the duties of surgical technologist in the OR setting. Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, and Chapter Summaries help you study chapter content more effectively. Review questions in the text and case studies on Evolve reinforce key concepts and encourage critical thinking. OR Live links on Evolve direct you to step-by-step procedure videos for commonly performed procedures. More than 700 full-color illustrations clarify surgical anatomy, instrumentation, procedures, and methods. Surgical Pharmacology tables provide quick, convenient access to generic/trade names, purpose/description, and pharmacokinetics for drugs most commonly associated with each specific surgical procedure. Cutting-edge content reflects the latest interventions and patient care techniques in surgical practice. Geriatric Consideration boxes help you manage surgical challenges unique to geriatric patients. Patient Safety boxes alert you to recent Joint Commission safety initiatives to ensure safe performance of key tasks. History boxes present chapter content in a broader context to enhance your understanding and retention. Ambulatory Surgical Considerations boxes highlight important changes to patient care within appropriate procedures. Risk Reduction Strategies boxes provide specific steps you can take to improve patient safety.

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist Book
Author : Katherine Snyder,Chris Keegan
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2016-03-01
ISBN : 9780323340830
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Learn with the most trusted pharmacology text written specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 4th Edition ensures that as an integral member of the operating room team, you have an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything from basic conversions, terminology, and calculations to anesthesia and medications used for perioperative care. This edition adds coverage of next-generation antibiotics, new technology in orthopedics, advances in cataract surgery, and more - plus a full-color design and expanded art program. An Evolve companion website lets you practice drug calculations. Written by experienced Surgical Technology educators Katherine Snyder and Chris Keegan, this book covers all areas of pharmacology that are designated in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Coverage of pharmacology meets the needs of the Surgical Technologist and includes all areas designated in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Chapter study questions help you measure your knowledge and apply it to practice, and serve as a review tool for classroom and certification exams. Clinical features include Tech Tips from experts, Caution boxes with drug alerts to help prevent potential patient harm, and Notes simplifying difficult concepts. Insight boxes provide in-depth, cutting-edge information about a specific product, procedure, or process. Concise three-part organization makes it easier to understand 1) the foundations of pharmacology, mathematics, and drug administration, 2) applications of pharmacology to the surgical environment, and 3) preoperative medications, types of anesthesia, and emergency situations. Evolve companion website includes exercises allowing you to practice math calculations, as well as drug monographs from Mosby's Essential Drugs for Surgical Technology. Advanced Practice boxes provide information and advice on issues and applications that help you advance to the role of Surgical Assistant. Trusted authors Kathy Snyder and Chris Keegan bring more than 50 years of combined experience, and provide the information you need to succeed in the classroom, on the certification exam, and in the operating room. Learning Objectives in each chapter list the key content you should master and provide a useful study tool in preparing for examinations. NEW! Coverage of hot topics includes next-generation antibiotics, new technology involving orthopedic surgery, advances in cataract surgery, and more. NEW! Now in full color, an expanded art program helps you visualize concepts in anatomy and physiology, medications, equipment, and procedures. NEW! A comprehensive glossary supports key terms that are highlighted in the text. NEW! Make It Simple boxes review and break down medical terminology.

Campbell Walsh Wein Urology E Book

Campbell Walsh Wein Urology  E Book Book
Author : Alan W. Partin,Alan J. Wein,Louis R. Kavoussi,Craig A. Peters,Roger R. Dmochowski
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-01-21
ISBN : 0323672272
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the basic science underpinnings to the most recent developments in medical and surgical care, Campbell-Walsh-Wein Urology offers a depth and breadth of coverage you won’t find in any other urology reference. Now in three manageable volumes, the revised 12th Edition is a must-have text for students, residents, and seasoned practitioners, with authoritative, up-to-date content in an intuitively organized, easy-to-read format featuring key points, quick-reference tables, and handy algorithms throughout. Features shorter, more practical chapters that help you find key information quickly. Includes new chapters on Urinary Tract Imaging: Basic Principles of Nuclear Medicine · Ethics and Informed Consent · Incisions and Access · Complications of Urologic Surgery · Urologic Considerations in Pregnancy · Intraoperative Consultation · Special Urologic Considerations in Transgender Individuals · and more. Covers hot topics such as minimally invasive and robotic surgery; advancements in urologic oncology, including innovative therapeutics for personalized medicine; new approaches to male infertility; technological advances for the treatment of stones; and advances in imaging modalities. Incorporates current AUA/EAU guidelines in each chapter as appropriate Updates all chapters with new content, new advances, and current references and best practices. Extensively updated chapters include Urological Immunotherapy, Minimally Invasive Urinary Diversion, and Updated Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer. Features more than 175 video clips, including all-new videos on perineal ultrasound, abdominoplasty in prune belly syndrome, partial penectomy, low dose rate brachytherapy, and many more. Written and edited by key opinion leaders, reflecting essential changes and controversies in the field.

Ethics Legal Issues and Professionalism in Surgical Technology

Ethics  Legal Issues and Professionalism in Surgical Technology Book
Author : Julia A. Jackson
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2017-12-11
ISBN : 9781401857936
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ethics, Legal Issues and Professionalism for Surgical Technology introduces you to key, non-technical aspects of professional practice. Understanding and applying the proper concepts regarding ethics, legal issues, and professionalism is vital for a surgical technologist. This book offers you a foundation in these principles so you can make the right decisions and perform in a manner that renders the highest quality patient care possible. You will develop a base of knowledge in the fundamentals of ethics and legal issues and then progress through theory on moral reasoning, human value development and the bio-psychosocial needs of the patient. Controversial topics will be introduced for analysis and discussion. From there, you move on to legal terminology, sources and types of law, legal doctrines, and liabilities. The final section focuses on professional practice and exposes you to the basic knowledge and behaviors a professional must have. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Gray s Surgical Anatomy E Book

Gray s Surgical Anatomy E Book Book
Author : Peter Brennan,Susan Standring,Sam Wiseman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2019-11-05
ISBN : 0702073881
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written and edited by expert surgeons in collaboration with a world-renowned anatomist, this exquisitely illustrated reference consolidates surgical, anatomical and technical knowledge for the entire human body in a single volume. Part of the highly respected Gray’s ‘family,’ this new resource brings to life the applied anatomical knowledge that is critically important in the operating room, with a high level of detail to ensure safe and effective surgical practice. Gray’s Surgical Anatomy is unique in the field: effectively a textbook of regional anatomy, a dissection manual, and an atlas of operative procedures – making it an invaluable resource for surgeons and surgical trainees at all levels of experience, as well as students, radiologists, and anatomists. Brings you expert content written by surgeons for surgeons, with all anatomical detail quality assured by Lead Co-Editor and Gray’s Anatomy Editor-in-Chief, Professor Susan Standring. Features superb colour photographs from the operating room, accompanied by detailed explanatory artwork and figures from the latest imaging modalities - plus summary tables, self-assessment questions, and case-based scenarios – making it an ideal reference and learning package for surgeons at all levels. Reflects contemporary practice with chapters logically organized by anatomical region, designed for relevance to surgeons across a wide range of subspecialties, practice types, and clinical settings – and aligned to the requirements of current trainee curricula. Maximizes day-to-day practical application with references to core surgical procedures throughout, as well as the ‘Tips and Anatomical Hazards’ from leading international surgeons. Demonstrates key anatomical features and relationships that are essential for safe surgical practice - using brand-new illustrations, supplemented by carefully selected contemporary artwork from the most recent edition of Gray’s Anatomy and other leading publications. Integrates essential anatomy for robotic and minimal access approaches, including laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques. Features dedicated chapters describing anatomy of lumbar puncture, epidural anaesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, echocardiographic anatomy of the heart, and endoscopic anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract – as well as a unique overview of human factors and minimizing error in the operating room, essential non-technical skills for improving patient outcomes and safety.

Plastic Surgery E Book

Plastic Surgery E Book Book
Author : Geoffrey C Gurtner,Peter C. Neligan
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-08-08
ISBN : 0323356958
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Completely revised to meet the demands of today’s trainee and practicing plastic surgeon, Principles, Volume 1 of Plastic Surgery, 4th Edition, features new full-color clinical photos, dynamic videos, and authoritative coverage of hot topics in the field. Editor-narrated PowerPoint presentations offer a step-by-step audio-visual walkthrough of techniques and procedures in plastic surgery. Offers evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of experts to help you apply the very latest advances in plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes. Provides updated coverage of: Digital technology in plastic surgery; Repair and grafting of fat and adipose tissue; Stem cell therapy and tissue engineering; and Treatment of Lymphedema

LANGE Q A Surgical Technology Examination Seventh Edition

LANGE Q A Surgical Technology Examination  Seventh Edition Book
Author : Carolan Sherman,Mary Chmielewski
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2017-05-22
ISBN : 1259586111
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Pass the Surgical Technology Certification exam with ease! Features more than 1,700 Q&As, online practice tests, and NEW summaries of important points for each chapter. This latest edition provides the most complete review available for the surgical technology certification exam. LANGE Q&A: Surgical Technology Examination delivers 1,700 Q&As covering topics found on the national certification examination. The book includes detailed answer explanations and covers all major areas of the surgical technology curriculum. The Seventh Edition has been updated to cover the latest surgical techniques, instruments, and procedures. Prepare for the certification exam and update your surgical know-how with the latest information on specific procedures such as orthopedics, plastic surgery, and emergency procedures. Features: Online practice test enabling you to customize exams and track results – simulating the test experience NEW! Brief synopsis introducing key topics, terms, and objectives included in each chapter Great for use during coursework and for intensive exam preparation