Surgical Instruments, An Issue of Perioperative Nursing Clinics


  • Kathleen B. Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF

This issue of Perioperative Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Katherine Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, on the topic of Surgical Instruments will include the following article topics: History of Surgical Instruments; Nursing Role in Creating New Instruments; Best Practices Related to Instrument Counts; Innovations in Instrument Care; Evidence Base for Hands-Free Techniques; Evidence Base for Sharps Design to Prevent Injury; Robotic Surgery Instrumentation; Instrument Readiness as a Patient Safety Issue; Cost Analysis of Outsourcing Instrument Repair and Refurbishing; Innovative Techniques for teaching Instrumentation; Best Practices for Reducing Instrument Loss; Providing Surgical Instruments for Medical Missions; and Humor Involving Surgical Instruments.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1857-7