Pocket guide to the operating room

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F.A. Davis Co.,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
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English
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“The third edition is an invaluable reference book for the novice perioperative nurse or surgical technologist. For someone studying for the CNOR, this is a tremendous resource book and study guide.”--The AORN Journal, December 2008

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.

Comprehensive patient care is addressed, including psychological care of the patient in surgery • safety measures for the patient and perioperative personnel • the written record of intra-, pre- and postoperative care • The Joint Commission’s Universal Protocol and AORN’s standards and recommended practices, (including correct site and laterality considerations).

Its in-depth coverage also encompasses charting as a legal document • patient teaching • detailed surgical patient positioning with drawings • anesthesia and anesthetic agents • laser application • robotics • endoscopy (including laparoscopic, hysteroscopic, thoracoscopic, and arthroscopic procedures) • microsurgery (including microendoscopy and microneuroendoscopy) • harmonic scalpel • argon beam coagulator • special considerations for the pediatric patient in surgery, (including anesthesia modifications and surgical procedures).

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9781435628656
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