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Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, 5th Edition

  • Terri Goodman
  • Cynthia Spry
  • ISBN-10: 1449688063
  • ISBN-13: 9781449688066
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, Fifth Edition is the ideal reference for new perioperative nurses as well as experienced nurses who need a refresher. Featuring objectives, course outlines, testing tools, and competency checklists, it is succinct and easy to use. Completely updated and revised, this new edition includes an introduction to the current clinical environment, elements of a culture of safety, and patient care unique to the ambulatory care setting. Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, Fifth Edition is perfect for operating room nurses, nurses studying to become operating room nurses, current operating room nurses needing to refresh and test their knowledge, and perioperative nursing students. Included with each new print book is an Access Code for a Companion Website featuring self-test questions and additional information.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Preoperative Nursing: Phases of the Surgical Experience
Chapter 2: Preparing the Patient for Surgery
Chapter 3: Prevention of Infection- Preparation of Instruments and Items Used in Surgery- Sterilization and Disinfection
Chapter 4: Prevention of Infection: Preparation of Instruments and Items Used in Surgery- Cleaning, Packing, and Storage
Chapter 5: Prevention of Infection: Aseptic Practices- Attire, Scrubbing, Gowning, Gloving, Draping, Prepping, Creating and Maintaining a Sterile Field, OR Environment and Sanitation
Chapter 6: Prevention of Injury- Positioning the Patient for Surgery
Chapter 7: Prevention of Injury- Counts of Surgery
Chapter 8: Prevention of Injury- Counts in Surgery
Chapter 9: Prevention of Injury- Hemostasis, Tourniquet, and Electrosurgical Equipment
Chapter 10: Prevention of Injury- Wound Management
Chapter 11: Prevention of Injury- Anesthesia and Medication Safety
Chapter 12: Workplace Safety