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Surgical Technology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • New Skills DVD provides instructors with the tools to demonstrate the skills their students must master and provides a tool for students to work independently to enhance their knowledge and understanding of each skill.
    • Death and Dying chapter details the proper techniques for handling sensitive issues in the operating room.
    • Biomedical and Computer Technology chapter includes vital content on technology you'll use and see in the field with discussions of the latest technological advances.
    • Postoperative Recovery chapter helps you understand patient care after a surgical procedure.
    • Updated information on energy sources, minimally invasive surgery, diagnostic endoscopy, and robotics follows the AST Core Curriculum and ensures you have the most up-to-date and accurate knowledge for the operating room.
    • Content reflects the revised AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology guidelines.
    • Complete index listings of medical prefixes, suffixes, and root words offer a quick and convenient guide to reinforce your medical vocabulary.
    • Chapter outlines, bulleted chapter summaries, and chapter review questions strengthen your understanding of key content.

Key Features

    • Vibrant, full-color design with bullets, numbering, and technique boxes makes it easier to read and understand important information.
    • Easy-to-follow organization helps you build up your knowledge from chapter to chapter.
    • Procedures broken down into surgical goals, pathology, technique, and discussion allow you to learn each surgical procedure step-by-step.

Author Information

    By Joanna Kotcher Fuller, BA, BSN, RN, RGN, MPH, Emergency Medical Coordinator, Medical Emergency Relief International, UK-Global

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Surgical Technology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2010