9780323077392

Instrumentation for the Operating Room: A Photographic Manual

  • ISBN 13:

    9780323077392

  • ISBN 10:

    0323077390

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/08/2011
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science

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Summary

Utilizing clear, detailed, true-color photographs, this manual builds familiarity with surgical instruments from basic care and handling to placement in sterilizing trays to explanations of surgical procedures. This 7th edition is expanded to provide essential resources for perioperative nurses and surgical technologists. Nearly 800 photographs of individual as well as sets of instruments, including both whole instruments and tips, help distinguish between similar instrument types. The importance of instrument preparation for surgery is emphasized. Instruments are organized by surgical procedures, beginning with the basics and building to more advanced sets to facilitate understanding. Instrument placement in sterilizing trays is demonstrated. Approximately 200 NEW photographs feature individual and instrument sets, including tips. Brief explanations of important surgical procedures and the necessary equipment are included. Female Reproductive Surgery and Pediatric Surgery units are expanded to encompass the latest instruments. New chapters highlight robotic instruments and external fixation, kidney transplant, and pediatric chest and vascular instruments.

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