Alexander's Surgical Procedures
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Description: 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, 14 th Edition, respected authorities Jane Rothrock and Sherri Alexander (AST president 2007 - 2010) guide you through the pre-op set up, procedure pathology/steps, and post-op considerations for all of the required procedures of the AST Core Curriculum, and more. 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, 14 th 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.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $132.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/12/2011
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.50" tall