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Author Fuller, Joanna Ruth.

Title Surgical technology : principles and practice / Joanna Kotcher Fuller.

Imprint St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders Elsevier, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    617.917 FUL 2010    DUE 07-29-20
Edition 5th ed.
Description xxi, 1128 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1: Surgical Technologist -- Introduction -- History of surgical technology -- Accountability -- Training and certification for surgical technologists -- Careers for certified surgical technologists -- Role of the surgical technologist -- Desirable attributes of the surgical technologist -- Surgical technologist's scope of practice -- Task and delegation -- 2: Patient In Surgery -- Introduction -- Maslow's hierarchy of needs -- Psychological needs of the patient -- Therapeutic communication -- Cultural competence -- Spiritual needs of the patient -- Special patient populations -- 3: Death And Dying -- Introduction -- Defining the end of life -- Models of death and dying -- Support and comfort for the dying and bereaved -- Ethical considerations in death and dying -- Cultural responses to death and dying -- Death in the clinical setting -- Postmortem care -- Emotional needs of the health professional -- 4: Law And Ethics -- Introduction -- Law and the surgical technologist -- Ethics -- 5: Introduction To The Health Care Facility -- Introduction -- Operating room environment -- Personnel in the health care environment -- 6: Communication And Teamwork -- Introduction -- Communication -- Teamwork -- 7: Microbes And The Process Of Infection -- Introduction -- Overview of organisms and cells -- Microbes -- Microorganisms and disease -- Process of infection -- Portal of entry -- Immunity -- 8: Decontamination, Sterilization And Disinfection -- Introduction -- Principles of decontamination, disinfection, and sterilization -- Cleaning and decontamination -- Processing in the clean work area -- Methods of sterilization -- Disinfection -- 9: Aseptic Technique -- Introduction -- Evidence-based practice -- Standards and recommendations -- Important definitions -- Personal asepsis -- Surgical attire -- Hand hygiene -- Surgical hand scrub/rub -- Gowning and gloving -- Opening a case -- Intraoperative techniques -- Maintaining the sterile field -- 10: Transporting, Transferring, And Positioning The Surgical Patient -- Introduction -- Transporting and transferring the patient -- Positioning the surgical patient -- 11: Surgical Skin Preparation And Draping -- Introduction -- Urinary catheterization -- Surgical skin prep -- Draping the surgical site -- 12: Anesthesia, Anesthetics, And Physiological Monitoring -- Introduction -- Important anesthesia concepts -- Anesthesia principles and personnel -- Anesthesia evaluation and preoperative care -- Physiological monitoring during surgery -- Methods of anesthesia -- Physiological emergencies -- 13: Postoperative Recovery And Patient Discharge -- Introduction -- PACU facility -- FACU procedures -- Postoperative complications -- Elements of discharge planning -- Unanticipated PACU outcome -- 14: Perioperative Pharmacology -- Introduction -- Origin of medicines -- Drug information resources -- Drug standards and regulations -- Drug handling and state practice acts -- Identification of drugs -- Drug administration routes -- Drug action -- Medication process -- Drug packaging -- Quality assurance -- Drug measurement -- Delivery devices -- Delivering drugs to the sterile field -- Managing drugs on the sterile field -- Drug calculations -- Systems of measurement -- Review of arithmetic -- Unit conversion -- Ratio system versus formulas -- Calculation of solution strength -- Calculation of dosage by weight -- Selected drugs used during surgery and interventional radiology -- Common medications used in patient care -- Sample problems --
15: Environmental Hazards -- Introduction -- Risk and safety -- Risks related to medical devices and energy sources -- Chemical risks -- Biological risks -- Musculoskeletal risks -- 16: Case Planning And Intraoperative Routines -- Introduction -- Case planning -- Case preparation -- Opening a case -- Sponge, sharps, and instrument count -- Starting the case -- Timeout -- Managing the surgical field -- Management of surgical specimens -- Wound closure -- 17: Surgical Wound -- Introduction -- Hemostasis -- Sutures -- Tissue implants -- Wound drainage and dressings -- Wound healing and complications -- 18: Biomechanics And Computer Technology -- Introduction -- Technology and medicine -- Matter -- Motion -- Energy -- Electricity -- Light -- Heat -- Sound -- Computer technology -- 19: Energy Sources In Surgery -- Introduction -- Electrical energy -- Key concepts of electrosurgery -- Uses of electrosurgery -- Components of electrosurgery -- Monopolar electrosurgery -- Bipolar electrosurgery -- Electrosurgical working modes -- Electrocautery -- Radiofrequency ablation -- Electrosurgical vessel sealing -- Argon-enhanced electrosurgery -- Electrosurgery safety -- Hazards in minimally invasive surgery -- Kinetic energy -- Cold thermal energy -- Laser energy -- 20: Diagnostic And Assessment Procedures -- Introduction -- Vital signs -- Electrocardiography -- Imaging studies -- Blood tests -- Urinalysis -- Microbiological studies -- Pathological examination of tissue -- Cancer terms and concepts -- Nuclear medicine -- 21: Minimally Invasive Endoscopic And Robotic-Assisted Surgery -- Introduction -- Minimally invasive surgery -- Robotic surgery -- 22: Surgical Instruments -- Introduction -- Critical thinking and surgical instrumentation -- Working with instruments -- Instrument manufacturing and design -- Types of instrument by function -- Tissue types and instrument selection -- 23: General Surgery -- Section 1: Abdominal wall surgery -- Introduction to general surgery -- Introduction to the abdomen -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the abdominal wall -- Diagnostic procedures -- Perioperative considerations -- Instruments and supplies -- Surgical procedures -- Section 2: Gastrointestinal surgery -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the gastrointestinal system -- Diagnostic procedures -- Techniques in gastrointestinal surgery -- Surgical procedures -- Section 3: Surgery of the biliary system, liver, pancreas, and spleen -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the liver, biliary system, pancreas, and spleen -- Diagnostic procedures -- Perioperative considerations -- Surgical procedures -- Section 4: Breast surgery -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the breast -- Diagnostic procedures -- Perioperative considerations -- Surgical procedures -- 24: Gynecological And Obstetrical Surgery / Joanna Kotcher Fuller and Debra Penney -- Section 1: Gynecological and reproductive surgery -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Ovarian (menstrual) cycle -- Pathology of the female reproductive system -- Diagnostic procedures -- Psychosocial considerations -- Positioning -- Skin prep and draping -- Instruments -- Equipment and supplies -- Surgical techniques in gynecological and reproductive surgery -- Abdominal procedures -- Transcervical procedures -- Transvaginal and vulvar procedures -- Section 2: Operative obstetrical procedures -- Introduction -- Stages of pregnancy -- Complications of pregnancy -- Diagnostic tests -- Normal vaginal delivery -- Obstetrical procedures -- 25: Genitourinary Surgery / Joanna Kotcher Fuller and Mary Grace Hensell -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the genitourinary system -- Kidney dialysis -- Diagnostic tests -- Positioning -- Instruments for open genitourinary procedures -- Endoscopic instruments -- Urinary catheters -- Equipment -- Techniques in transurethral surgery -- Transurethral (cystoscopic) procedures -- Surgery of the male external genitalia -- Surgery of the bladder and ureters -- Urinary incontinence -- Prostate procedures -- Surgery of the ureter and kidney -- 26: Ophthalmic Surgery / Joanna Kotcher Fuller and Mary Grace Hensell -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Refraction -- Pathology of the eye -- Diagnostic testing -- Perioperative considerations -- Surgical techniques in eye surgery -- Role of the scrubbed surgical technologist -- Surgical procedures -- 27: Surgery Of The Ear, Nose, Pharynx, And Larynx / Rebecca Ferguson -- Section 1: Ear -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Sound transmission in the ear -- Pathology of the ear -- Diagnostic procedures -- Perioperative considerations -- Surgical procedures -- Section 2: Surgery of the nasal cavity, oropharynx, and larynx -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the nasal cavity, pharynx, and larynx -- Diagnostic tests -- Nasal procedures -- Section 3: Neck -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the salivary and thyroid glands -- Perioperative considerations -- Surgical procedures --
28: Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery / Rebecca Ferguson -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the midface and mandible -- Diagnostic procedures -- Equipment and instruments -- Prepping and draping -- Sponges and dressings -- Surgical procedures of the face -- Oral surgery -- Orthognathic procedures -- 29: Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery / Rebecca Ferguson -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the skin and face -- Perioperative considerations -- Techniques in plastic and reconstructive surgery -- Surgical procedures -- 30: Orthopedic Surgery -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Joints -- Soft connective tissue -- Pathology -- Diagnostic procedures -- Patient transport and transfer -- Positioning -- Hemostasis -- Infection control -- Fractures -- Orthopedic technology -- Shoulder and arm -- Surgical approaches to the shoulder -- Wrist and hand -- Hip and pelvis -- Knee and lower leg -- Foot -- 31: Peripheral Vascular Surgery -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the peripheral vascular system -- Diagnostic procedures -- Instruments -- Equipment and supplies -- Techniques in vascular surgery -- Surgical procedures -- 32: Thoracic And Pulmonary Surgery / Joanna Kotcher Fuller and Patricia Seifert -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the thoracic and pulmonary systems -- Diagnostic tests -- Perioperative considerations -- Surgical procedures -- 33: Cardiac Surgery / Patricia Seifert -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology of the heart -- Diagnostic procedures -- Perioperative considerations -- Surgical procedures -- 34: Pediatric surgery -- Introduction -- Physiological and anatomical considerations -- Pathology -- Anesthesia -- Psychosocial care of the pediatric patient -- Safety of the pediatric patient -- Surgical procedures -- 35: Neurosurgery / Donna R McEwen -- Introduction -- Surgical anatomy -- Pathology -- Diagnostic procedures -- Perioperative considerations -- Cranial procedures -- Spinal procedures -- Neurosurgical pain management -- Peripheral nerve procedures.
Subject Surgical technology.
Operating room technicians.
ISBN 9781416060352
1416060359
9780721696935
0721696937

 
    
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