Berry and Kohn's Operating Room Technique

ISBN-10: 0323044832

ISBN-13: 9780323044837

Edition: 11th 2007 (Revised)

List price: $102.00
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For 50 years, Berry & Kohns Operating Room Technique has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. Berry & Kohns enjoys continued success in both educational and professional markets because of its readability, accuracy, clarity, and comprehensiveness. It covers the nuts and bolts of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format that enables learners to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. The eleventh edition features an engaging full-color design, a new chapter on spinal surgery, new Patient and Team Safety boxes, unique perioperative flash cards, expanded teaching supplements for instructors, and much more. Prepares the nurse for actual OR situations with point-by-point descriptions of perioperative settings, procedures, and technology. Explains both the fundamentals of surgical techniques and todays most commonly performed procedures in terms that can readily be translated into to clinical practice. Focuses on the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients to provide learners with a knowledge base for planning and implementing comprehensive, individualized care. Features in-depth discussions of patients with special needs related to age or health status considerations, with an emphasis on developing plans of care tailored to the unique care parameters of all patients. Reflects a focus on professionalism, skilled teamwork, and start-to-finish cooperation among perioperative caregivers aimed at improving patient outcomes. Discusses perioperative patient care for both inpatient and ambulatory procedures to highlight considerations based on the setting as well as the surgical procedure itself. Provides detailed information about the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles. Attractive and engaging full-color internal design and approximately 380 full-color illustrations depict key perioperative principles and surgical anatomy, techniques, and instrumentation. Two-sided perioperative flash cards incorporate images from the book to help students learn concepts such as positioning, dissection, incisions, and sutures. These are provided on perforated card stock in the front of the text. A new chapter on Spinal Surgery expands upon the important subspecialty of neurosurgery. Enhanced chapter opener pedagogy previews the concepts and techniques covered in the chapter: Chapter Objectives Chapter Outline (new) Key Terms and Definitions (new) List of Supplemental Material on Evolve website (new) A comprehensive and alphabetical glossary of key terms and definitions is provided on Evolve. Bioterriorism considerations are discussed in the Decontamination and Disinfection chapter. The expanded Legal and Ethical Issues chapter discusses the concept of time outs, HIPAA privacy regulations, and the role of the Investigational Review Board for investigational studies. Patient and team safety features cover topics such as radiation safety, latex sensitivity, patient temperature regulation, medication administration, skin protection, powered devices, and endoscopic considerations. The Ambulatory Surgery Centers chapter has been expanded to cover additional alternative site surgeries, including mobile hospitals for the military. The chapter on Potential Sources of Injury to the Caregiver and the Patient covers chemical, physical, and biological sources of injury. Robotics are be discussed in the Endoscopic Surgery chapter. Surgical pharmacology content has been expanded and thoroughly updated, including new content on blood products. The Implants and Wound Site Closure chapter features a general overview of implants, including the categorizing, handling, storing, documenting of various types of implan
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Book details

List price: $102.00
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/29/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1040
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.796
Language: English

Fundamentals of Theory and Practice
Perioperative Education
Foundations of Perioperative Patient Care Standards
Legal and Ethical Issues
The Perioperative Patient Care Team
The Perioperative Patient Care Team
The Surgical First Assistant
Administration of Perioperative Patient Care Services
The Patient as a Unique Individual
The Patient: The Reason for Your Existence
Perioperative Pediatrics
Perioperative Geriatrics
The Perioperative Environment
Physical Facilities
Surgery Centers
Care of the Perioperative Environment
Sources of Injury to the Caregiver and the Patient
Surgical Asepsis and Sterile Technique
Microbiologic Considerations
Principles of Asepsis and Sterile Techniques
Attire, Surgical Scrub, Gowning, and Glove
Decontamination and Disinfection
Surgical Instrumentation and Equipment
Surgical Instrumentation
Specialized Surgical Equipment
Preoperative Patient Care
Preoperative Preparation of the Patient
Diagnostic Procedures
Pharmacology and Anesthesia
Surgical Pharmacology
Anesthesia: Techniques and Agents
Intraoperative Patient Care
Coordinated Roles of the Scrub Person and the Circulator
Positioning, Prepping, and Draping the Patient
Physiologic Maintenance and Monitoring of the Perioperative Patient
Surgical Site Management
Hemostasis, Implants, and Wound Closure
Wound Healing
Perianesthesia and Postprocedural Patient Care
Postoperative Patient Care
Potential Perioperative Complications
Surgical Specialties
Endoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Surgery
General Surgery
Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery
Urologic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Spinal Surgery -NEW
Ophthalmic Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Otorhinolaryngologic and Head and Neck Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Cardiac Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Organ Procurement and Transplantation
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