Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery (15th Revised edition)

Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery (15th Revised edition)

By: Jane C. Rothrock (author)Paperback

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Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery is the most dependable source for comprehensive perioperative information. Well-known author and educator, Jane C. Rothrock, continues to provide step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical procedures, including many minimally invasive methods, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict current techniques, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds cutting-edge information to reflect new concepts for both invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, whether the location is in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or doctor's office.

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Contents

Unit I: Foundations for Practice 1. Concepts Basic to Perioperative Nursing 2. Patient Safety and Risk Management 3. Workplace Issues and Staff Safety 4. Infection Prevention and Control 5. Anesthesia 6. Positioning the Patient for Surgery 7. Sutures, Needles, and Instruments 8. Surgical Modalities 9. Wound Healing, Dressings, and Drains 10. Postoperative Patient Care and Pain Management Unit II: Surgical Interventions 11. Gastrointestinal Surgery 12. Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas, and Spleen 13. Repair of Hernias 14. Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery 15. Genitourinary Surgery 16. Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery 17. Breast Surgery 18. Ophthalmic Surgery 19. Otorhinolarygologic Surgery 20. Orthopedic Surgery 21. Neurosurgery 22. Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 23. Thoracic Surgery 24. Vascular Surgery 25. Cardiac Surgery Unit III: Special Considerations 26. Pediatric Surgery 27. Geriatric Surgery 28. Trauma Surgery 29. Interventional and Image-Guided Procedures 30. Integrated Health Practices: Complementary and Alternative Therapies Appendix A: Laboratory Values

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780323089425
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1248
  • ID: 9780323089425
  • weight: 2499
  • ISBN10: 0323089429
  • edition: 15th Revised edition

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