Mosby's PDQ for Surgical Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323052610, 9780323075350

Mosby's PDQ for Surgical Technology

1st Edition

Necessary Facts at Hand

Author: Robin Hueske
eBook ISBN: 9780323075350
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323052610
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 14th November 2007
Page Count: 144

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An ideal workplace companion, MOSBY'S SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PDQ offers rapid access to all the essential information needed for surgical technology. It includes hundreds of essential facts, medical terms, full-color anatomical illustrations, and more, presented in short tables, boxes, and bulleted lists for quick access. The PDQ's pocket size lets you carry it for easy access, and its spiral binding allows you to lay it open at any given page. With this book, you'll always have key information on hand, and you'll gain confidence in your role as a surgical technologist.

Key Features

  • Quick access to key information includes topics such as pharmacology, supplies, and sutures.
  • 80 full-color illustrations show positioning, preparations, and important anatomy.
  • Core, need-to-know, basic information emphasizes preparation for operating room techniques and procedures.
  • A pocket size and spiral binding make it easy to carry this quick reference in the pocket of your scrubs.
  • Color tabs divide sections of the book, so you can find information quickly.
  • Waterproof pages provide durability.
  • A section on medical terminology and abbreviations covers terms specifically related to the operating room.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Medical Terminology

Chapter 2 Basic Supplies

Chapter 3 Prepping and Positioning

Chapter 4 Anatomy

Chapter 5 Anatomy Illustrations

Chapter 6 Suture and Needles

Chapter 7 Basic Pharmacology

Chapter 8 Weights and Measures

Chapter 9 Basic Abbreviations

Chapter 10 Basic Sterilization

Chapter 11 Special Skills

Chapter 12 Anatomical Positions




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About the Author

Robin Hueske

Affiliations and Expertise

Surgical Technology Instructor, Concorde Career Colleges, Inc., Aurora, CO