Alexander's Surgical Procedures

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.


Surgical Technology and Surgical First Assistant Students


Published: October 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-10148-6


  • 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


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