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Surgical Instrumentation

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ISBN: 978-0-323-77693-6

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Surgical Instrumentation , 4th Edition

An Interactive Approach

By Renee Nemitz, CST, RN, AAS

Approx. 412 pages
Trim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 2023
$126.99, Spiral Bound, Reference

Availability:New edition. Not yet published. Due 11/30/22.

 


Description

Written for surgical technologists, surgical first assistants, registered nurses, physicians, physician assistants, central service technicians, and surgical sales representatives, Surgical Instrumentation: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition offers a level of visual clarity and realism unmatched by any other surgical instrument book. Many photos include close-up views of the instrument tip, so you can quickly discern differences between instruments. Interactive resources on the Evolve companion website allow you to view 360-degree rotations of more than 100 instruments. Also included are flash cards, timed memory exercises, Mayo stands, quizzes, and instrument sets for common procedures in various surgical specialties.

Key Features

  • Instruments organized by category within their surgical specialty make it easy to find specific instruments.
  • More than 660 full-color instrument photographs with inset instrument tip photos help you learn the most common surgical instruments for all surgical procedures.
  • Consistent, clear, and concise instrument monographs include names, category, use, and insight.
  • Caution bullets detail potential hazards or concerns you must consider when using an instrument.
  • Surgical Setups chapter familiarizes you with common instrument setups for various procedures.
  • Reader-friendly layout with two instruments per page makes it easier to see the details of each instrument.
  • Evolve companion website offers interactive exercises, practice quizzes, flash cards, and 360-degree instrument rotations to reinforce understanding.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Basic Sterilization chapter provides comprehensive coverage of decontamination and sterilization of instruments.
  • NEW! Basic Operating Room Supplies and Equipment chapter familiarizes you with what you will encounter in the OR.
  • NEW! Additional close-up/inset photos of instruments give you a detailed way to examine and learn about instruments you’ll be working with on a daily basis.

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By Renee Nemitz, CST, RN, AAS, Surgical Technology Program Instructor, Western Iowa Tech Community College, Sioux City, IA

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