Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery, 14th Edition

Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery

14th Edition

By Jane C. Rothrock, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN, Professor and Director, Perioperative Programs, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA


Unit 1: Foundations for Practice

1. Concepts Basic to Perioperative Nursing

2. Patient Safety and Risk Management  NEW!

3. Infection Prevention and Control in the Perioperative Setting

4. Anesthesia

5. Positioning the Patient for Surgery

6. Sutures, Needles, and Instruments

7. Surgical Modalities

8. Wound Healing, Dressings, and Drains

9. Postoperative Patient Care and Pain Management

Unit 2: Surgical Interventions

10. Gastrointestinal Surgery

11. Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas, and Spleen

12. Repair of Hernias

13. Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery

14. Genitourinary Surgery

15. Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

16. Breast Surgery

17. Ophthalmic Surgery

18. Otorhinolarygologic Surgery

19. Orthopedic Surgery

20. Neurosurgery

21. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

22. Thoracic Surgery

23. Vascular Surgery

24. Cardiac Surgery

Unit 3: Special Considerations

25. Pediatric Surgery

26. Geriatric Surgery

27. Trauma Surgery

28. Interventional Radiology  NEW!

29. Integrated Health Practices: Complementary and Alternative Therapies

30. Workplace Issues and Staff Safety  NEW!