Pocket Guide to the Operating Room (Paperback)

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  • This guide was written for perioperative nurses, surgical technologists, and students in these disciplines.
  • Features extensive coverage of minimal access surgery, including endoscopic procedures for multiple specialties, microsurgical techniques, and instrumentation for these procedures.
  • Updates the section on anesthesia and anesthetic drugs.
  • Describes equipment and instrument trays, including pediatric trays.
  • Addresses the roles of the registered nurse and the surgical technologist in the perioperative environment.
  • Provides charting/documentation of care to comply with medicolegal requirements.
  • Includes a Surgical Assessment and Perioperative Checklist, and a Preoperative Care Plan adaptable to the individual patient, complete with areas that focus on nursing care and desired outcomes.
  • Fits in a lab coat pocket for immediate reference.
  • Offers a Bibliography that provides sources for additional reading, including websites.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780803612266
ISBN-10: 0803612265
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication Date: December 1st, 2007
Pages: 1252
Language: English