Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique

Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique

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By (author) Nancymarie Phillips

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Hardback | 1056 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 277mm x 38mm | 2,313g
  • Publication date: 29 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323073581
  • ISBN 13: 9780323073585
  • Edition: 12, Revised
  • Edition statement: 12th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 1360 illustrations (1360 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 274,692

Product description

For 50 years, "Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique" has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. "Berry & Kohn's" enjoys continued success in both educational and professional markets because of its readability, accuracy, clarity, and comprehensiveness. It covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format that enables learners to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. The eleventh edition features an engaging full-color design, a new chapter on spinal surgery, new Patient and Team Safety boxes, unique perioperative flash cards, expanded teaching supplements for instructors, and much more.

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Table of contents

Section One: Fundamentals of Theory and Practice 1: Perioperative Education 2. Foundations of Perioperative Patient Care Standards 3. Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Issues Section Two: 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 Three: The Patient as a Unique Individual 7. The Patient: The Reason for Your Existence 8. Perioperative Pediatrics 9. Perioperative Geriatrics Section Four: 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 Five: Surgical Asepsis and Sterile Technique 14. Surgical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Therapy 15. Principles of Asepsis and Sterile Techniques 16. Appropriate Attire, Surgical Hand Hygiene, and Gowning and Gloving 17. Decontamination and Disinfection 18. Sterilization Section Six: Surgical Instrumentation and Equipment 19. Surgical Instrumentation 20. Specialized Surgical Equipment Section Seven: Preoperative Patient Care 21. Preoperative Preparation of the Patient 22. Diagnostics, Specimens, and Oncologic Considerations Section Eight: Pharmacology and Anesthesia 23. Surgical Pharmacology 24. Anesthesia: Techniques and Agents Section Nine: 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 Ten: Surgical Site Management 28. Surgical Incisions, Implants, and Wound Closure 29. Wound Healing and Hemostasis Section Eleven: Perianesthesia and Postprocedural Patient Care 30. Postoperative Patient Care 31. Potential Perioperative Complications Section Twelve: 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