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Surgical Instruments - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

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    • Surgical Power Tools chapter covers drills, saws, and other basic powered devices commonly used in surgical suites.
    • Minimally Invasive Surgical Instruments chapter includes the leading robotic system and shows the most common instrument tips used to interface with the robot.
    • Full-color photographs make it easier to distinguish between different metal-types for each instrument.
    • Over 135 photos of instrument tips help you identify the various types.
    • A definition of instrument class opens each chapter and is followed by a description of what the instruments are used for and how they are used.

Key Features

    • Two-page spreads show a single instrument, its tip (if applicable), name, uses in surgery, varieties, and any alternative names.
    • Instruments are organized alphabetically within 12 major categories for quick and easy reference.
    • Commonly used instrument sets are described in the last chapter, providing everything you need in preparing for most major procedures.
    • Instrument at-a-glance view and spiral binding make this an ideal flashcard-style study tool.

Author Information

    By Maryann Papanier Wells, PhD, RN, FAAN, Nurse Manager, Perioperative Nursing, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Mary Bradley, RN, MSN, CNOR;

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Surgical Instruments - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2011