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Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery E Book

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery   E Book Author Jane C. Rothrock
ISBN-10 9780323532990
Release 2018-01-16
Pages 1248
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Prepare for success on certification exams and in perioperative nursing! Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery, 16th Edition is the definitive text for nurses and surgical technologists training for a career in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care. New to this edition is additional coverage of robotic surgery, along with review of evidence-based guidelines for practice. From well-known educator Jane C. Rothrock — and with every chapter authored by an expert nurse — Alexander’s gives you the tools you need to provide safe, high-quality care in the surgical setting. Over 400 general and specialty surgical interventions are covered, as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, whether performed in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or in a doctor's office. 900 full-color photos and illustrations show surgical anatomy, procedures, and methods. Comprehensive coverage includes basic perioperative nursing principles, such as patient and environmental safety, infection prevention and control, positioning, anesthesia and pain management, the unique needs of special populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients, and more. Comprehensive practice exams on the Evolve companion website include 300 exam-style questions with rationales. Perioperative nursing considerations include assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, evaluation, discharge planning, and patient and family education. Sample plans of care include nursing diagnoses, outcomes, and interventions. Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize the drugs most commonly used for each surgical procedure, including generic and trade names, indications, and pharmacokinetics. Patient and Family Education boxes include specific guidelines for preprocedural and postprocedural care, side effects and complications, home care, discharge instructions, and psychosocial care. Patient Safety boxes highlight Joint Commission initiatives for patient and staff safety in the surgical setting. Best Practice and Research Highlight boxes apply the latest scientific research to patient care. Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter let you assess your understanding of important material. NEW! Robotic-Assisted Surgery boxes highlight a rapidly expanding surgical modality. NEW! Enhanced Recovery After Surgery boxes promote review of protocols for early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery. NEW! Patient Engagement Exemplar boxes optimize surgical outcomes by addressing AORN guidelines on the issues of patient care and involvement of the patient’s family. NEW standards and AORN toolkits cover topics ranging from enhanced post-surgical recovery to prevention of pressure ulcers.



Alexander s Surgical Procedures E Book

Alexander s Surgical Procedures   E Book Author Jane C. Rothrock
ISBN-10 9780323292702
Release 2014-09-05
Pages 944
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Developed specifically for surgical technologists, Alexander's Surgical Procedures provides proven, step-by-step coverage of essential surgical procedures from one of the most trusted sources in surgical technology. Building on the renowned content of Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition, respected authorities Jane Rothrock and Sherri Alexander (AST president 2007 - 2011) guide you through the pre-op set up, procedure pathology/steps, and post-op considerations for all required procedures. This approachable, easy-to-use resource complements the fundamental coverage in your other surgical technology textbooks, and detailed procedure videos on a companion Evolve website help you ensure success from the classroom to the OR. Content adapted from Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition provides comprehensive procedural coverage optimized for your specific needs as a surgical technologist. Surgical Technologist Considerations boxes detail practical strategies for applying chapter content to specialty procedures. Complete pre-op set up, draping, and other instructions for each procedure equip you to confidently perform all of the duties of surgical technologist in the OR setting. Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, and Chapter Summaries help you study chapter content more effectively. Review questions in the text and case studies on Evolve reinforce key concepts and encourage critical thinking. OR Live links on Evolve direct you to step-by-step procedure videos for commonly performed procedures. More than 700 full-color illustrations clarify surgical anatomy, instrumentation, procedures, and methods. Surgical Pharmacology tables provide quick, convenient access to generic/trade names, purpose/description, and pharmacokinetics for drugs most commonly associated with each specific surgical procedure. Cutting-edge content reflects the latest interventions and patient care techniques in surgical practice. Geriatric Consideration boxes help you manage surgical challenges unique to geriatric patients. Patient Safety boxes alert you to recent Joint Commission safety initiatives to ensure safe performance of key tasks. History boxes present chapter content in a broader context to enhance your understanding and retention. Ambulatory Surgical Considerations boxes highlight important changes to patient care within appropriate procedures. Risk Reduction Strategies boxes provide specific steps you can take to improve patient safety.



Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery E Book

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery   E Book Author Jane C. Rothrock
ISBN-10 9780323532990
Release 2018-01-16
Pages 1248
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Prepare for success on certification exams and in perioperative nursing! Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery, 16th Edition is the definitive text for nurses and surgical technologists training for a career in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care. New to this edition is additional coverage of robotic surgery, along with review of evidence-based guidelines for practice. From well-known educator Jane C. Rothrock — and with every chapter authored by an expert nurse — Alexander’s gives you the tools you need to provide safe, high-quality care in the surgical setting. Over 400 general and specialty surgical interventions are covered, as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, whether performed in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or in a doctor's office. 900 full-color photos and illustrations show surgical anatomy, procedures, and methods. Comprehensive coverage includes basic perioperative nursing principles, such as patient and environmental safety, infection prevention and control, positioning, anesthesia and pain management, the unique needs of special populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients, and more. Comprehensive practice exams on the Evolve companion website include 300 exam-style questions with rationales. Perioperative nursing considerations include assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, evaluation, discharge planning, and patient and family education. Sample plans of care include nursing diagnoses, outcomes, and interventions. Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize the drugs most commonly used for each surgical procedure, including generic and trade names, indications, and pharmacokinetics. Patient and Family Education boxes include specific guidelines for preprocedural and postprocedural care, side effects and complications, home care, discharge instructions, and psychosocial care. Patient Safety boxes highlight Joint Commission initiatives for patient and staff safety in the surgical setting. Best Practice and Research Highlight boxes apply the latest scientific research to patient care. Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter let you assess your understanding of important material. NEW! Robotic-Assisted Surgery boxes highlight a rapidly expanding surgical modality. NEW! Enhanced Recovery After Surgery boxes promote review of protocols for early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery. NEW! Patient Engagement Exemplar boxes optimize surgical outcomes by addressing AORN guidelines on the issues of patient care and involvement of the patient’s family. NEW standards and AORN toolkits cover topics ranging from enhanced post-surgical recovery to prevention of pressure ulcers.



Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room Author Maxine A Goldman
ISBN-10 9780803620513
Release 2007-12-05
Pages 1252
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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.



Berry Kohn s Operating Room Technique

Berry   Kohn s Operating Room Technique Author Nancymarie Phillips
ISBN-10 9780323399272
Release 2016-03-04
Pages 1008
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For over 50 years, Berry & Kohn s Operating Room Technique, 13th Edition has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. Highly readable, accurate, and comprehensive, it clearly covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format that makes it easy to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. Expert author Nancymarie Phillips emphasizes the importance of teamwork throughout, with practical strategies and examples of how cooperation among perioperative caregivers contributes to positive patient care outcomes. With a strong focus on thephysiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients, this updated and expanded new editiongives students the knowledge they need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care.Detailed information on the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles enhances your understanding of basic surgical principles and techniques.Emphasis on teamwork among perioperative caregivers encourages cooperation in attaining positive patient care outcomes.In-depth discussions ofpatients with special needs related to age or health status help you learn how to develop a plan of care tailored to the unique care parameters of all patients.Focus on thephysiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patientsgives you the knowledge you need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care.Content on perioperative patient care for both inpatient and ambulatory procedureshighlights key considerations for each setting, as well as for individual surgical procedures.Chapter outlines with page numbers, chapter objectives, and key terms and definitionshelp you quickly find important information and focus your study time.New illustrationsreflect new and changing perioperative procedures, and provide you with key safety information like how to maintain a sterile field, gown, and glove.Enhanced TEACH manual and extensive Evolve resources maximize classroom learning. All Evolve materials are highlighted within the text.Step-by-step coverage of the foundations of surgical techniques enables you to effectively apply basic principles to practice.Additional and updated tables and boxes call attention to the most important concepts from the text.References highlight the evidence-based practice approach used throughout the text.Enhanced! A strong safety focus includes increased coverage of malignant hyperthermia, bullying and zero-tolerance policies, airway fire, verbal orders, medications, patient identification, pharmacology for bariatric patients, calculating blood loss, National Patient Safety Goals, and more.NEW! ""Pros and Cons"" boxes provide the positive and negative aspects of specific perioperative practices, allowing nurses to better understand their choices in patient care. Improved!Emphasis on qualitygives you the most current information on magnet status, performing an effective 5-minute assessment, the nurse practitioner as first assistant, accurately marking specimens, patient positioning, surgical conscience, and working with outsiders inside the OR environment.NEW! Coverage of new equipment, including: sponge-counting machines, Lapra-TY, silver-infused dressings, neat suture books, and more.NEW! "Body Spectrum" added to Evolve site to help you review anatomy and physiology."



All in one Nursing Care Planning Resource

All in one Nursing Care Planning Resource Author Pamela L. Swearingen
ISBN-10 9780323262866
Release 2015-02-02
Pages 802
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Features nursing care plans for all four core clinical areas. This unique presentation makes this a must-have care plans book for nursing students.



Perioperative Nursing Data Set

Perioperative Nursing Data Set Author AORN.
ISBN-10 1888460040
Release 2011
Pages 462
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Perioperative Nursing Data Set has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Perioperative Nursing Data Set also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Perioperative Nursing Data Set book for free.



Essentials of Perioperative Nursing

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing Author Cynthia Spry
ISBN-10 9780763758813
Release 2009-10-07
Pages 369
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Essentials of Perioperative Nursing gives any new perioperative nurse a head start on achieving perioperative competency, as well as serving as an excellent refresher for the experienced nurse to test his or her knowledge of fundamental OR practice. This unique resource includes such features as objectives, course outlines, testing tools, and competency checklists. The perfect resource for operating room nurses, nurses studying to become operating room nurses, current operating room nurses needing to refresh and test their knowledge, as well as colleges offering courses in peroperative nursing. Included with the print book is a test bank CD-ROM.



Confessions of an Operating Room Nurse

Confessions of an Operating Room Nurse Author Kate Richardson
ISBN-10 1481139517
Release 2013-04-02
Pages 64
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This is a fun, yet serious description of life inside a busy operating room.It has interesting anecdotes plus real life job descriptions.It provides a window into the busy and stressful life of an operating room nurse. It is done with humor and interspersed with cute illustrations.



Perioperative Nursing

Perioperative Nursing Author Lois Hamlin
ISBN-10 9780729578875
Release 2011-12-01
Pages 850
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This new text discusses the roles and responsibilities of those working within the perioperative environment in Australia and New Zealand. It highlights the changing face of perioperative nursing and gives an overview of key concepts including anaesthetic, intraoperative and postanaesthesia recovery care; day surgery and endoscopy. Professional development and medico-legal aspects are also discussed. This is an introductory text which will appeal to a broad market from trainee enrolled nurses; to undergraduate nursing students doing a perioperative clinical placement; to postgraduate students of perioperative nursing. Registered nurses working within or preparing to work within this area, as well as other operating room staff such as anaesthetic technicians will also find this text invaluable.



Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery

Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery Author Robert M. Bojar
ISBN-10 9781444348248
Release 2011-08-02
Pages 832
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The fifth edition of Bojar's Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery remains the gold standard for management of adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The easily referenced outline format allows health practitioners of all levels to understand and apply basic concepts to patient care--perfect for cardiothoracic and general surgery residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, cardiologists, medical students, and critical care nurses involved in the care of both routine and complex cardiac surgery patients. This comprehensive guide features: Detailed presentation addressing all aspects of perioperative care for adult cardiac surgery patients Outline format allowing quick access to information Chronological approach to patient care starting with diagnostic tests then covering preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care issues Additional chapters discuss bleeding, the respiratory, cardiac, and renal subsystems as well as aspects of care specific to recovery on the postoperative floor Updated references, information on new drug indications and new evidence to support various treatment/management options. Practical and accessible, this new edition of Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery is the essential reference guide to cardiac surgical patient care.



Surgical Notes

Surgical Notes Author Susan Sheets
ISBN-10 9780803641099
Release 2014-08-28
Pages 196
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Jog your memory and be confident in your ability to adapt in the fast-paced OR environment! Refresh your knowledge of the essentials of aseptic technique, surgical conscience, anatomy, basic set-up, instruments, and sutures. Be ready for challenging situations with tips for communicating effectively in the OR. Anticipate need and attune your critical thinking to be able to set up your back table and mayo stand quickly and efficiently, count effectively, and communicate well with your team. Consult it to organize your case so you can start and end it with confidence.



Alexander s Surgical Procedures Pageburst E Book on Kno Retail Access Card

Alexander s Surgical Procedures   Pageburst E Book on Kno  Retail Access Card Author Jane C. Rothrock
ISBN-10 0323184243
Release 2011-09
Pages
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Alexander s Surgical Procedures Pageburst E Book on Kno Retail Access Card has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Alexander s Surgical Procedures Pageburst E Book on Kno Retail Access Card also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Alexander s Surgical Procedures Pageburst E Book on Kno Retail Access Card book for free.



Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery

Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Author James N. Palmer
ISBN-10 9780323044080
Release 2013
Pages 368
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Improve your surgical outcomes with Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery by James N. Palmer, MD and Alexander G. Chiu, MD. Ideal for every otolaryngologist who performs basic or advanced rhinologic procedures, this beautifully illustrated atlas takes you step by step through endoscopic sinus and skull base surgeries as if the chapter authors were right there with you in the operating room. Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of leaders in the field as they walk you through endoscopic approaches to chronic sinus disease, nasal polyps, pituitary tumors, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, sinonasal tumors, and much more. Employ state-of-the-art techniques in your practice, from septoplasty and sphenoethmoidectomy to extended frontal sinus procedures, endoscopic craniofacial resections, balloon dilation, and complex skull base reconstructions. Visualize every step of each procedure thanks to high-definition, intraoperative endoscopic photos paired with detailed, labeled anatomic illustrations. Achieve optimal patient care before, during, and after surgery with detailed information on relevant anatomy and surgical indications, instrumentation, potential pitfalls, and post-operative considerations. Access the entire text and illustrations online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com.



Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse Second Edition

Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse  Second Edition Author Theresa Criscitelli, EdD, RN, CNOR
ISBN-10 9780826140227
Release 2018-03-28
Pages 250
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“I am thrilled with the second edition of [this] book to guide seasoned preceptors, students, novice nurses, and novice CSTs through orientation in the perioperative setting...Take advantage of this book. Read it, highlight it, and keep it with you always!” -Caroline Kaufmann, RN, CNOR Program Director and Clinical Coordinator Surgical Technology Nassau Community College From the Foreword With essential information needed daily to provide optimal care to every patient, the guide condenses volumes of operating room content into one pocket-sized companion. The second edition of this nursing mentor—for novice perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors—is newly updated to reflect the 2017 AORN guidelines with current, evidence-based clinical practice knowledge in an easy-to-use format. A well-organized text with evidence-based directives on current perioperative standards, this handy resource covers patient safety, the surgical environment, critical thinking, immediate decision-making, and perioperative skills. Complex skills and techniques are broken down into a simple, easy-to-follow bulleted format encompassing all key knowledge areas for perioperative nurses. Each chapter introduces concepts and sets clear, learning objectives. The guide reinforces requisite knowledge with self-assessment questions, and the Fast Facts feature offers bite-size tips and tricks highlighted for easy access. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated in accordance with 2017 AORN Guidelines Hand hygiene Minimally invasive surgery Patient information management Surgical smoke safety Safe use of energy-generating devices Hypothermia Sterilization and Central Processing regarding Flexible Endoscopic Processing Robotic surgery Moderate sedation for RNs Surgical attire Key Features: Provides must-have OR information for new nurses and their preceptors Contains key knowledge on patient preparation, aseptic technique, surgical procedures, anesthesia considerations, and much more Published in convenient pocket size for information at a moment’s notice Includes Fast-Facts-in-a-Nutshell feature reinforcing key orientation information Based on the most up-to-date evidence in the literature



Pediatric Nursing Procedures

Pediatric Nursing Procedures Author Vicky R. Bowden
ISBN-10 9781496329622
Release 2015-10-28
Pages 728
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Absorb the vital principles, interventions, and strategies of family-centered pediatric care, with the newly updated Pediatric Nursing Procedures, Fourth edition. Emphasizing interdisciplinary teamwork, this irreplaceable how-to offers clear direction on more than 120 pediatric procedures, all based on current research and international best practices. All procedures address community care settings, with a focus on school and home nursing issues. This is the perfect clinical guidebook for nurses delivering care to children in any health care setting, and a vital text for all nursing students. This step-by-step guide covers a broad range of pediatric procedures.



Instrumentation for the Operating Room

Instrumentation for the Operating Room Author Shirley M. Tighe
ISBN-10 9780323243155
Release 2015-03-02
Pages 354
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A must-have manual for anyone working with instruments in the clinical environment!Instrumentation for the Operating Room: A Photographic Manual, 9th Edition provides a practical, true-color guide to today's most commonly used surgical instruments. A reader-friendly format includes clear instructions on preparation, sterilization, and setup, and goes beyond other books in showing not only individual instruments but also instruments in sets according to surgical procedure. This edition includes 13 new chapters as well as many new photographs throughout the book. Written by an experienced perioperative nurse, Shirley Tighe, this resource includes more than 1,000 photographs of instruments and instrument tips in the book and on the Evolve companion website - that's more than any other manual! Over 800 photographs in the book show both individual and sets of instruments, including whole instruments and instrument tips, to help in distinguishing between similar types.Instrument Preparation for Surgery unit discusses the importance of proper instrument handling and sterilization, including proper placement within sterilization trays.Entire unit on female reproductive surgery focuses on a key area not well covered in other books.Excellent quality of photos is enhanced by a consistent background to show the detail and true color of the instruments.A logical organization covers instruments by surgical procedures, beginning with simpler surgeries and progressing to more specialized instruments and their setups.Coverage of instrumentation addresses a single surgery in each chapter, showing instruments first as a set, then displaying them individually, and featuring instrument tips as appropriate.Spiral-bound format allows the book to lay flat for easier access while on the job. Six NEW chapters are included in the updated Genitourinary Surgery unit.NEW photographs are added to the Neurosurgery unit.NEW! Evolve companion website includes photographs and images of less common procedures.