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Workbook for Surgical Technology. Principles and Practice. Edition No. 8

  • ID: 5204073
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • 320 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Get the review and practice you need to succeed on classroom and certification exams! Corresponding chapter by chapter to Fuller's Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 8th Edition textbook, this practical workbook helps you master the role and the essential skills of the surgical technologist. Each chapter contains a variety of activities, including key terms, labeling, practice questions, and realistic case studies with critical thinking exercises. Making it easy to apply your knowledge to practice, this study tool ensures that you have everything you need for success in a surgical technology career.

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1. The Surgical Technologist

2. Communication, Teamwork and Professionalism

3. Law, Documentation and Professional Ethics

4. The Health Care Facility

5. The Patient in Surgery

6. Diagnostic and Assessment Procedure

7. Hazards in the Perioperative Environment

8. Microbes and the Process of Infection

9. Aseptic Technique

10. Decontamination, Sterilization, and Disinfection

11. Surgical Instruments

12. Perioperative Pharmacology

13. Anesthesia and Physiological Monitoring

14. Post Anesthesia Recovery

15. Death and Dying

16. Energy Sources in Surgery

17. Moving, Handling and Positioning the Surgical

18. Surgical Skin Preparation and Draping

19. Case Planning and Basic Intraoperative Skills

20. Management of the Surgical Wound

21. Minimally Invasive Surgery

22. Robotic Surgery

23. General Surgery

24. Gynecological and Obstetrical Surgery

25. Genitourinary Surgery

26. Ophthalmic Surgery

27. Surgery of the Ear Nose Pharynx and Larynx

28. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

29. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

30. Orthopedic Surgery

31. Peripheral Vascular Surgery

32. Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery

33. Cardiac Surgery

34. Pediatric Surgery

35. Neurosurgery

36. Emergency Trauma Surgery

37. Disaster Preparedness and Response

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Kotcher, Joanna Independent Consultant in Medical and Surgical Coordination in Conflict Environments.

Joanna Kotcher holds a Master's Degree in Global Health, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a BA in International Studies. She has coordinated emergency response in conflict environments for the past 18 years in such locations as Kosovo, Central Asia (Tajikistan), Afghanistan, Darfur, Gaza and the OPT, Somaliland, Syria, and Iraq. As a Medical/Surgical Coordinator Ms. Kotcher has coordinated and managed medical teams in the start-up and full implementation stages of projects that assist populations in need of emergency medical and surgical care during armed conflict. She has also coordinated post-conflict actions during the period immediately following "official” cessation of armed conflict. Working in insecure environments, Ms. Kotcher has extensive experience in the design and implementation of medical/surgical actions, team building and support, implementation of standards and guidelines, medical and nursing staff training, and team mentoring. She continues to study and learn while working in the field and maintaining membership with notable professional organizations in the combined disciplines of humanitarian studies and medical/surgical assistance.
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