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Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist A Positive Care Approach

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ISBN-10: 1401838480

ISBN-13: 9781401838485

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: AST

List price: $208.95
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This new edition meets the requirements of the revised Core Curriculum for Surgical Technologists, 5th edition. It is written by surgical technologists for surgical technologists. The content focuses on the concepts and skill development (cognitive and procedural) required of surgical technologists in the operative environment. The text uses the A POSitive CARE approach to surgical problem solving that concentrates on the ability of the surgical technologist to predict the patient?s and surgeon?s needs through the intraoperative period. The goal is for the surgical technologist to apply this model in daily practice for maximum efficiency and effectiveness during the surgical procedure. The…    
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Book details

List price: $208.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/23/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1136
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.028
Language: English

The Association of Surgical Technologists was established in 1969 by members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Hospital Association (AHA), and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).

Introduction to Surgical Technology
Orientation to Surgical Technology
Standards of Conduct
The Surgical Patient
Special Populations
Physical Environment and Safety Standards
Principles and Practice of Surgical Technology
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
The Surgical Technologist in the Scrub Role
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