Surgical Technology, Principles and Practice, 6th Edition

Surgical Technology

6th Edition Principles and Practice

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


Part I: Surgical Technology Principles

1. The Surgical Technologist

2. Communication and Teamwork

3. Law, Documentation and Professional Ethics

4. The Healthcare Facility

5. NEW! Disaster Preparedness and Response

6. The Patient

7. Diagnostic and Assessment Procedures

8. Environmental Hazards

9. Microbes and the Process of Infection

10. The Principles and Practice of Aseptic Technique

11. Decontamination, Sterilization, and Disinfection

12. Surgical Instruments

13. Perioperative Pharmacology

14. Anesthesia and Physiological Monitoring

15. Post Anesthesia Recovery

16. Death and Dying

17. Physics and Information Technology

18. Energy Sources in Surgery

19. Moving, Handling, and Positioning the Surgical Patient

20. Surgical Skin Prep and Draping

21. Case Planning and Intraoperative Roles

22. Management of the Surgical Wound

Part II: Surgical Technology Practice

23. General Surgery

24. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Surgery

25. Gynecological and Obstetrical Surgery

26.Genitourinary Surgery

27. Ophthalmic Surgery

28. Surgery of the Ear, Nose, Pharynx, and Larynx

29. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

30. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

31. Orthopedic Surgery

32. Peripheral Vascular Surgery

33. Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery

34. Cardiac Surgery

35. Pediatric Surgery

36. Neurosurgery

37. NEW! Trauma Surgery

Glossary
Index