Alexander's Surgical Procedures

By

  • Jane Rothrock, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN, Professor and Director, Perioperative Programs, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA
  • Sherri Alexander, CST, Clinical Educator, Franciscan St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana

Developed specifically for surgical technologists, Alexander's Surgical Procedures provides proven, step-by-step coverage of essential surgical procedures from one of the most trusted sources in surgical technology. Building on the renowned content of Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition, respected authorities Jane Rothrock and Sherri Alexander (AST president 2007 - 2011) guide you through the pre-op set up, procedure pathology/steps, and post-op considerations for all required procedures. This approachable, easy-to-use resource complements the fundamental coverage in your other surgical technology textbooks, and detailed procedure videos on a companion Evolve website help you ensure success from the classroom to the OR.
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Audience

Surgical Technology and Surgical First Assistant Students

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-10148-6


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Importance of the Surgical Technologist on the Surgical Team

Chapter 2: Gastrointestinal Surgery

Chapter 3: Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas and Spleen

Chapter 4: Repair of the Hernia

Chapter 5: Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery

Chapter 6: Genitourinary Surgery

Chapter 7: Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

Chapter 8: Breast Surgery

Chapter 9: Ophthalmic Surgery

Chapter 10 Otorhinolaryngologic

Chapter 11 Orthopedic Surgery

Chapter 12 Neurosurgery

Chapter 13: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Chapter 14: Thoracic Surgery

Chapter 15: Vascular Surgery

Chapter 16 Cardiac Surgery

Chapter 17: Pediatric Surgery

Chapter 18: Trauma Surgery and Emergency Preparedness