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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.



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 E Book

Berry   Kohn s Operating Room Technique   E Book Author Nancymarie Phillips
ISBN-10 9780323266185
Release 2013-09-27
Pages 1056
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Berry & Kohn’s Operating Room Technique has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques for more than 50 years. Highly readable, accurate, and comprehensive, it covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a 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. Detailed coverage presents the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles. A strong focus on the physiological, psychological, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients gives you the knowledge you need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care. Discussions of perioperative patient care for both inpatient and ambulatory procedures highlights key considerations for each setting, as well as for individual surgical procedures. In-depth discussions of patients with special needs related to age or health status helps you learn to develop of a plan of care tailored to the unique care parameters of all patients. Helpful features such as chapter outlines with page numbers, chapter objectives, and key terms and definitions help you quickly find important information and focus your study time. NEW! Over 50 new and revised illustrations reflect the latest perioperative procedures, techniques, and equipment. Updated content ensures you have the latest information on key topics, including: Computerized documentation "Never Events" and reimbursement Credentialing and certification Bioterrorism and prion contamination Surgical hand hygiene, gowning, and gloving Wound healing and hemostasis Surgical instrumentation NEW! References throughout the text highlight the importance of evidence-based practice. Expanded coverage in the Administration of Perioperative Patient Care Services chapter features managerial approaches to TeamSTEPPS and SCIP, as well as magnet status. Updated physical plant information offers the latest 2011 updates concerning air-flow and room size according to AAMI standards.



Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Author Walter F. Ballinger
ISBN-10 UOM:39015000852585
Release 1972-01-01
Pages 905
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Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery book for free.



Competency for Safe Patient Care During Operative and Invasive Procedures

Competency for Safe Patient Care During Operative and Invasive Procedures Author Mark L. Phippen
ISBN-10 0978758293
Release 2009
Pages 1412
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Competency for Safe Patient Care During Operative and Invasive Procedures has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Competency for Safe Patient Care During Operative and Invasive Procedures also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Competency for Safe Patient Care During Operative and Invasive Procedures book for free.



Drain s PeriAnesthesia Nursing

Drain   s PeriAnesthesia Nursing    Author Jan Odom-Forren
ISBN-10 9780323399852
Release 2017-01-29
Pages 880
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Trusted for 30 years, Drain’s PeriAnesthesia Nursing, A Critical Care Approach, 7th Edition is the only book on the market that provides comprehensive clinical content tailored specifically for perianesthesia nurses. An easy-to-use format with five distinct sections - covering the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations - means you get five books in one. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology, and updated content includes the latest standards and current issues affecting perianesthesia nursing practice. Focusing on research, documentation, and psychosocial considerations, this is the one book that can take you all the way from being a novice nurse in the PACU to preparing for your CPAN® or CAPA® certification! Updated Evidence-based Research boxes in sections IV and V provide the latest standards of care. Five separate sections provide comprehensive coverage, including: the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations. Addresses current policies and issues affecting perianesthesia nursing practice such as patient safety, infection control, managed care implications, pain management, and bioterrorism. Special Considerations section details the care of patients with conditions such as malignant hyperthermia, substance abuse, sickle cell anemia, and cardiac arrest. Comprehensively covers the various types of anesthetic agents to be anticipated in the PACU. In-depth coverage of pathophysiology for all body systems integrated with nursing and pharmacologic interventions. Streamlined format includes an overview, definitions, summary, and references for each chapter. NEW and EXPANDED! Updated content covers the latest evidence and standards, including new sedation and pain guidelines, new information on older patients, implications of new surgical techniques, and more bariatric implications. NEW and UPDATED! New illustrations and thoroughly updated references throughout.



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.



Torres Patient Care in Imaging Technology

Torres  Patient Care in Imaging Technology Author Andrea G. Dutton
ISBN-10 9781451115659
Release 2012-12-21
Pages 400
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Now in its eighth edition, Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology is trusted to develop the knowledge and skills that enable students to become safe and sensitive practitioners in every aspect of patient care. The text is designed to present key concepts effectively for beginning students as well as more advanced students and practitioners who want to improve their skills in patient care and imaging technology. Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology is a highly visual, focused, comprehensive text that presents key concepts, current trends, and advances in imaging technology and patient care in an engaging manner. The new edition includes an introductory chapter on radiography and contains expanded coverage of HIPAA and diversity. Two new features: Cultural Considerations boxes and Case Studies with critical thinking questions, build on the text's emphasis on helping students develop the skills needed to think critically and react appropriately in an actual clinical setting. The student-friendly writing style and logical organization allow instructors to cover the essentials of patient care in a limited amount of time. An illustration- and feature-rich approach enhances learning for students of multiple learning styles.



Instrumentation for the Operating Room

Instrumentation for the Operating Room Author Shirley M. Tighe
ISBN-10 9780323243155
Release 2015-03-02
Pages 368
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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.



Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781497039575
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 539
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Pageburst E book on Vitalsource Retail Access Card

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Pageburst E book on Vitalsource Retail Access Card Author Jane C Rothrock, RN, DNSc, CNOR
ISBN-10 0323225152
Release 2014-03-01
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Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Pageburst E book on Vitalsource Retail Access Card has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Pageburst E book on Vitalsource Retail Access Card also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Pageburst E book on Vitalsource Retail Access Card book for free.



Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse

Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse Author Theresa Criscitelli, EdD, RN, CNOR
ISBN-10 9780826123695
Release 2014-12-05
Pages 224
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"The concise, easy-to-access resource is aimed at nurses who are new to the operating room and the experienced nurses who guide them... The $30 book contains a wealth of current, evidence-based clinical practice information that perioperative nurses need daily." --Dan O'Connor, Outpatient Surgery Magazine "This pocket-size book offers concise information for rapid reference, step-by-step instructions for perioperative practices, and evidence-based content based on current perioperative standards and recommended practices. ÖNovice nurses, students, and seasoned preceptors will be delighted to learn how easily this go-to guide will provide immediate reference to perioperative practices and information, all while fitting into a pocket for easy retrieval." óKay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN Associate Professor, Nursing, Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio Past President, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses From the Foreword This is a concise, easy-to-access resource for nurses who are new to the operating room (OR) and the experienced nurses who guide them. Condensing volumes of OR content into one pithy, pocket-size book, it contains a wealth of current, evidence-based clinical practice information perioperative nurses need daily. Based on current standards and recommended practices, it is organized to provide speedy access to critical information. Its lucid, step-by-step format helps new nurses to better understand the complex skills and techniques required in the OR. Focusing on safety and specific patient interventions, orientation information including supplies needed and important protocols is covered. It addresses personal and patient preparation, environmental concerns, and documentation requirements, and describes the wide range of specific technical skills needed by both circulating and scrub nurses. Each chapter introduces concepts and sets clear learning objectives. Also included is an overview of the most common surgical procedures. New perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors will find this book to be a welcome addition to the learning process. Key Features: Provides must-have OR orientation information for new nurses and their preceptors Contains key information on patient preparation, aseptic technique, surgical procedures, anesthesia considerations, and documentation Based on the most up-to-date evidence in the literature Includes Fast Facts in a Nutshell feature to reinforce important information



Risk Management in Health Care Institutions

Risk Management in Health Care Institutions Author Florence Kavaler
ISBN-10 9781449645656
Release 2012-09-15
Pages 530
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The completely revised and updated Third Edition of Risk Management in Health Care Institutions: Limiting Liability and Enhancing Care covers the basic concepts of risk management, employment practices, and general risk management strategies, as well as specific risk areas, including medical malpractice, strategies to reduce liability, managing positions, and litigation alternatives. This edition also emphasizes outpatient medicine and the risks associated with electronic medical records. Risk Management in Health Care Institutions: Limiting Liability and Enhancing Care, Third Edition offers r



Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient

Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient Author Ali El Solh
ISBN-10 9781119962069
Release 2012-01-03
Pages 256
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This book provides health professionals with sound clinical advice on management of the obese patient admitted into hospital. It addresses all aspects of the patient's care, as well as serving as a resource to facilitate the management of services, use of clinical information, and negotiation of ethical issues that occur in intensive care. As the number of obese patients in intensive care continues to grow, this book will serve as a comprehensive clinical resource for everyday use by both obesity specialists and emergency medicine physicians.



Treatment Related Stroke

Treatment Related Stroke Author Alexander Tsiskaridze
ISBN-10 9781107037434
Release 2016-09-30
Pages 304
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This major new book examines all causes of treatment-related stroke, highlighting therapeutic approaches.



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Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery Pageburst E book on Kno Author Jane C Rothrock, RN, DNSc, CNOR
ISBN-10 0323225179
Release 2014-03-01
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