Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery E Book

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery   E Book Author Jane C. Rothrock
ISBN-10 9780323189064
Year 2014-03-25
Pages 1248
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery is the most dependable source for comprehensive perioperative information. Well-known author and educator, Jane C. Rothrock, continues to provide step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical procedures, including many minimally invasive methods, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict current techniques, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds cutting-edge information to reflect new concepts for both invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, whether the location is in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or doctor’s office.

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Author Jane C. Rothrock
ISBN-10 9780323189057
Year 2010-06-09
Pages 1328
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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For more than 65 years, Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery has been a trusted source for detailed information on perioperative nursing. Well-known author and educator Jane C. Rothrock sets up a solid foundation for practice, and offers step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical interventions as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict procedures and methods, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds Rapid Response Team boxes with suggested interventions, plus coverage of new trends in patient and staff safety, the increase in interventional radiology, and the growth of outpatient ambulatory surgery. Alexander's gives you the tools you need to provide safe, cost-effective, high-quality patient care. Cutting-edge information keeps you up to date with the latest technological advances related to surgical procedures, both invasive and non-invasive, including areas such as interventional radiology. 1,250 full-color illustrations and photos show surgical anatomy, instrumentation, procedures, and methods. Over 400 specialty surgical interventions are included, as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures. A full-color design highlights special features and makes it easier to focus on essential concepts. Patient and Family Education boxes include specific guidelines for preprocedural and postprocedural care, side effects and complications, home care, discharge/follow-up care, psychosocial care, and referrals. Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize and offer quick reference to the drugs most commonly used for specific surgical procedures, including generic and trade names, purpose/description, and pharmacokinetics. Patient Safety boxes highlight recent Joint Commission initiatives and important safety topics. Evidence for Practice boxes apply scientific research to perioperative nursing. Research Highlight boxes provide the latest research and apply it to patient care. History boxes summarize significant historical events related to surgery and perioperative nursing. A clear and consistent chapter format makes it easy to find information, including general discussions of surgical anatomy and perioperative nursing considerations followed by more specific discussions of procedural considerations and operative procedure for each surgical intervention. Sample plans of care include nursing diagnosis, outcome, and interventions, linking specific interventions to clearly identified outcomes. An emphasis on workplace safety includes recent OSHA guidelines, and helps you recognize and address an unsafe work environment. Comprehensive discussions of Perioperative Nursing Considerations cover Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Outcome Identification, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Patient and Family Education and Discharge Planning. Coverage of emergency preparedness and bioterrorism helps you know what to look for and how to handle different situations. Coverage of cross-specialty areas includes special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, and trauma surgeries, as well as interventional radiology, complementary and alternative therapy, plus workplace issues and staff safety.

Alexander s Surgical Procedures E Book

Alexander s Surgical Procedures   E Book Author Jane C. Rothrock
ISBN-10 9780323292702
Year 2014-09-05
Pages 944
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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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.

Berry Kohn s Operating Room Technique

Berry   Kohn s Operating Room Technique Author Nancymarie Phillips
ISBN-10 9780323399272
Year 2016-03-04
Pages 1008
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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For over 50 years, Berry & Kohn s Operating Room Technique, 13th Edition has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. Highly readable, accurate, and comprehensive, it clearly covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a step-by-step 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. With a strong focus on thephysiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients, this updated and expanded new editiongives students the knowledge they need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care.Detailed information on the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles enhances your understanding of basic surgical principles and techniques.Emphasis on teamwork among perioperative caregivers encourages cooperation in attaining positive patient care outcomes.In-depth discussions ofpatients with special needs related to age or health status help you learn how to develop a plan of care tailored to the unique care parameters of all patients.Focus on thephysiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patientsgives you the knowledge you need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care.Content on perioperative patient care for both inpatient and ambulatory procedureshighlights key considerations for each setting, as well as for individual surgical procedures.Chapter outlines with page numbers, chapter objectives, and key terms and definitionshelp you quickly find important information and focus your study time.New illustrationsreflect new and changing perioperative procedures, and provide you with key safety information like how to maintain a sterile field, gown, and glove.Enhanced TEACH manual and extensive Evolve resources maximize classroom learning. All Evolve materials are highlighted within the text.Step-by-step coverage of the foundations of surgical techniques enables you to effectively apply basic principles to practice.Additional and updated tables and boxes call attention to the most important concepts from the text.References highlight the evidence-based practice approach used throughout the text.Enhanced! A strong safety focus includes increased coverage of malignant hyperthermia, bullying and zero-tolerance policies, airway fire, verbal orders, medications, patient identification, pharmacology for bariatric patients, calculating blood loss, National Patient Safety Goals, and more.NEW! ""Pros and Cons"" boxes provide the positive and negative aspects of specific perioperative practices, allowing nurses to better understand their choices in patient care. Improved!Emphasis on qualitygives you the most current information on magnet status, performing an effective 5-minute assessment, the nurse practitioner as first assistant, accurately marking specimens, patient positioning, surgical conscience, and working with outsiders inside the OR environment.NEW! Coverage of new equipment, including: sponge-counting machines, Lapra-TY, silver-infused dressings, neat suture books, and more.NEW! "Body Spectrum" added to Evolve site to help you review anatomy and physiology."

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room Author Maxine A Goldman
ISBN-10 9780803620513
Year 2007-12-05
Pages 1252
Language en
Publisher F.A. Davis
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This pocket guide presents more than 500 surgical procedures! State-of-the-art revisions familiarize the reader with new standards of excellence for care of the surgical patient in the perioperative environment. For each procedure, you’ll find a definition • discussion • description of the surgery • preparation of the patient • skin preparation • draping technique • instrumentation • supplies • and special notes pertinent to that surgery.

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing Author Terri Goodman
ISBN-10 9781284079821
Year 2016-03-01
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, Sixth Edition is an essential reference for new perioperative nurses as well as experienced nurses who need a refresher. Addressing the basics associated with navigating the perioperative environment rather than a procedure-oriented approach, it is succinct and easy to use. Completely updated and revised, the Sixth Edition features a greater emphasis on safety, new surgical modalities, and approaches to sterilizing surgical instruments and equipment.

Instrumentation for the Operating Room

Instrumentation for the Operating Room Author Shirley M. Tighe
ISBN-10 9780323243155
Year 2015-03-02
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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A must-have manual for anyone working with instruments in the clinical environment! Instrumentation for the Operating Room: A Photographic Manual, 9th Edition provides a practical, true-color guide to today's most commonly used surgical instruments. A reader-friendly format includes clear instructions on preparation, sterilization, and setup, and goes beyond other books in showing not only individual instruments but also instruments in sets according to surgical procedure. This edition includes 13 new chapters as well as many new photographs throughout the book. Written by an experienced perioperative nurse, Shirley Tighe, this resource includes more than 1,000 photographs of instruments and instrument tips in the book and on the Evolve companion website - that's more than any other manual! Over 800 photographs in the book show both individual and sets of instruments, including whole instruments and instrument tips, to help in distinguishing between similar types. Instrument Preparation for Surgery unit discusses the importance of proper instrument handling and sterilization, including proper placement within sterilization trays. Entire unit on female reproductive surgery focuses on a key area not well covered in other books. Excellent quality of photos is enhanced by a consistent background to show the detail and true color of the instruments. A logical organization covers instruments by surgical procedures, beginning with simpler surgeries and progressing to more specialized instruments and their setups. Coverage of instrumentation addresses a single surgery in each chapter, showing instruments first as a set, then displaying them individually, and featuring instrument tips as appropriate. Spiral-bound format allows the book to lay flat for easier access while on the job. Six NEW chapters are included in the updated Genitourinary Surgery unit. NEW photographs are added to the Neurosurgery unit. NEW! Evolve companion website includes photographs and images of less common procedures.

Surgical Instrumentation eBook

Surgical Instrumentation   eBook Author Renee Nemitz
ISBN-10 9781455756131
Year 2013-01-24
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. With hundreds of detailed, full-color photographs of common surgical instruments, Surgical Instrumentation: An Interactive Approach, 2nd Edition makes it easier to learn the identification, purpose, and set up of instruments for surgical procedures. Many photos include close-up views of the instrument tip, so you can quickly discern differences between instruments. Interactive resources on Evolve let you rotate key instruments 360 degrees for viewing from any angle, zoom in to examine the tip or zoom out to reveal the entire instrument, and also include flash cards, timed memory exercises, Mayo stand set up quizzes, and animations of large and small fragmentation sets. Written for surgical technologists by surgical technology educator Renee Nemitz, this resource offers a level of visual clarity and realism unmatched by any other surgical instrument book! More than 600 full-color, high-quality photographs help you learn the most common surgical instruments for all surgical procedures. Consistent instrument monographs include the name, common name, category, use (type of surgery and where on the body), cautions relating to safety or patient care, and other details such as regional name variations. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include all of the images from the text, additional 360-degree views and close-ups of over 100 instruments, animations of large and small fragment sets, and timed recall exercises for practice in learning instruments. Close-up photos of more than 100 instruments show the details of each tip, demonstrating variations and making it easier to identify each surgical instrument. Presentation of two or fewer illustrations per page makes it easier to see the details of each instrument. Enhanced flash cards and quizzes on the Evolve companion website allow you to review instruments by chapter or to randomize your review with instruments from the entire text. Alternative names are added to the book’s index for easer lookup of instruments whose names have regional variations. Enhanced quizzes on Evolve are available as Practice or Test options, and results may be printed out for submission to instructors.

Alexander s Nursing Practice

Alexander s Nursing Practice Author Chris Brooker
ISBN-10 9780702046407
Year 2011-05-10
Pages 984
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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The most comprehensive UK Adult Nursing core text, now in its fourth edition, for the next generation of nurses... This best-selling textbook has been fully revised by a team of experienced nurses for nurses focusing on the issues that are important to them. It provides a comprehensive source of the knowledge and skills required for competent, evidence-based nursing practice. High quality nursing care is patient-centred, knowledgeable and based on the best available evidence. This book will help you to achieve that. Key nursing issues summarise each chapter and enable you to check your understanding Interactive Reflection and Evidence-based practice boxes help make links between theory and practice A Reflection and Learning feature in each chapter to help you consider your learning and professional development and how you can use it to enhance patient/client care Now in full colour A customisable electronic version of the book, which makes searching for information easy and accessible An exciting companion website including: Self-test quiz questions with full explanations with the answers Critical-thinking questions with outline answers Full colour photographs, diagrams, tables and care plans Hyper-linked references All the images from the book Increased prominence of nursing and health promotion

Review of Perioperative Nursing

Review of Perioperative Nursing Author Mark L. Phippen
ISBN-10 0721634133
Year 2000-01
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This superb review tool addresses the multiple facets of perioperative nursing, from creating and maintaining a sterile field to caring for the patient following the procedure. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction followed by a series of test questions concerning the chapter topic. Answers and rationales for the questions appear at the end of the chapter. An ideal resource for CNOR exam preparation!