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Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique. Edition: 14

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Easily learn how to apply basic surgical principles and techniques with Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique, 14th Edition. For over 50 years, this highly readable text has been trusted to clearly cover the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format. Expert authors Nancymarie Phillips and Anita Hornacky emphasize 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 the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients, this extensively updated new edition gives you the knowledge you need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care.

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Section 1: Fundamentals of Theory and Practice 1. Perioperative Education 2. Foundations of Perioperative Patient Care Standards 3. Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Issues

Section 2: The Perioperative Patient Care Team 4. The Perioperative Patient Care Team and Professional Credentialing 5. The Surgical First Assistant 6. Administration of Perioperative Patient Care Services

Section 3: The Patient as a Unique Individual 7. The Patient: The Reason for Your Existence 8. Perioperative Pediatrics 9. Perioperative Geriatrics

Section 4: The Perioperative Environment 10. Physical Facilities 11. Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Alternative Surgical Locations 12. Care of the Perioperative Environment 13. Potential Sources of Injury to the Caregiver and the Patient

Section 5: Surgical Asepsis and Sterile Technique 14. Surgical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Therapy 15. Principles of Aseptic and Sterile Technique 16. Appropriate Attire, Surgical Hand Hygiene, Gowning and Gloving 17. Decontamination and Disinfection 18. Sterilization

Section 6: Surgical Instrumentation and Equipment 19. Surgical Instrumentation 20. Specialized Surgical Equipment

Section 7: Preoperative Patient Care 21. Preoperative Preparation of the Patient 22. Diagnostics, Specimens, and Oncologic Considerations

Section 8: Pharmacology and Anesthesia 23. Surgical Pharmacology 24. Anesthesia: Techniques and Agents

Section 9: Intraoperative Patient Care 25. Coordinated Roles of the Scrub Person and the Circulating Nurse 26. Positioning, Prepping, and Draping the Patient 27. Physiologic Maintenance and Monitoring of the Perioperative Patient

Section 10: Surgical Site Management 28. Surgical Incisions, Implants, and Wound Closure 29. Wound Healing and Hemostasis

Section 11: Perianesthesia and Postprocedural Patient Care 30. Postoperative Patient Care 31. Potential Perioperative Complications

Section 12: Surgical Specialties 32. Endoscopy and Robotic-Assisted Surgery 33. General Surgery 34. Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery 35. Urologic Surgery 36. Orthopedic Surgery 37. Neurosurgery of the Brain and Peripheral Nerves 38. Spinal Surgery 39. Ophthalmic Surgery 40. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 41. Otorhinolaryngologic and Head and Neck Surgery 42. Thoracic Surgery 43. Cardiac Surgery 44. Vascular Surgery 45. Organ Procurement and Transplantation

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