Illustrated Guide for Theatre Nurses - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483167619, 9781483195094

Illustrated Guide for Theatre Nurses

1st Edition

Authors: A. Marjorie Matthias Margaret J. Penfold Susan Fry
eBook ISBN: 9781483195094
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1961
Page Count: 96
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Description

Illustrated Guide for Theatre Nurses provides practical instruction on how to perform correctly the many duties of a nurse. It presents the various procedures that are described in a series of photographs. This text begins with a series of photographs showing how the nurse should carry out her duties in the operating room. It then demonstrates the fundamental principles that underlie all modern operating techniques.

This book is a valuable resource for nurses, technicians, student nurses, medical students, and clinical instructors.

Table of Contents


Foreword

Introduction

Authors' Introductory Remarks

Scrubbing Up

Gowning

Gloving

Using a Bundle

Covering a Trolley—1

Covering a Trolley—2

Moving a Sterile Trolley

Keeping a Trolley Sterile

Cleaning a Trolley

Positioning the Patient

Applying a Diathermy Plate

Applying a Tourniquet

Preparing the Patient's Skin

Towelling

Moving a Bunch of Artery Forceps

Presenting a Tray of Instruments

Paper Envelopes

Nylon Bags

Using Lifting Forceps

Dip Bowls

Loose Swabs

Stick Swabs

Presenting Sterile Knives

Removing a Detachable Blade

Handing Instruments

Opening Catgut Tubes

Catgut from Foil Packs

Handing a Free Ligature

Ligature Eggs

Mounted Ligatures

Threading and Handing Needles

Monofilament Nylon

Tension Sutures

Wire Sutures

Threading Fascia

Drains

Nylon Twist Drains

Pathology

Pouring Solutions

Elastoplast Pressure Dressings

Wrapping a Bundle

Folding a Trolley Cover

Details

No. of pages:
96
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1961
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483195094

About the Author

A. Marjorie Matthias

Margaret J. Penfold

Susan Fry

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