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Surgical Technology + Evolve Website : Principles and Practice (Hardcover) (R.N. Joanna Kotcher Fuller)

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Learn to deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery with Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition. Within its pages you'll find comprehensive coverage of all the updated AST Core Curriculum components - including all aspects of health care sciences; technological sciences; patient care concepts; preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care; surgical procedures; and professional practice. But what you won't find in any other surg tech book is an incredibly reader-friendly approach featuring conversational, mentor-like guidance and loads of full-color pictures and illustrations. You'll also have an abundance of helpful learning features at your disposal - like case studies, review questions, technique boxes, and online learning activities - that will help you easily master important concepts and apply that learning to professional practice. No other surgical technology text better prepares you for the challenges of professional practice!

  • Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas of the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology.
  • Reader-friendly writing style and organization utilizes a mentoring approach to present content within the building blocks of fundamentals, aseptic technique, the role and function of the surgical technologist, and surgical procedures.
  • Consistent chapter format breaks down each surgical procedure in an easy-to-understand way making it easy for students to comprehend the key elements of more than 70 procedures.
  • Experienced author/consulting editor team lends a breadth of experience for a well-rounded view of life in the operating room and multiple perspective focused on quality patient care.
  • Over 1,200 full-color illustrations and clinical photos bring concepts and procedures to life.
  • Robust practice opportunities include review questions and case studies at the end of each chapter along with crosswords, additional review questions, and a mock Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)-style examination found on the Evolve companion website.
  • Learning objectives serve as checkpoints for comprehension and as study tools in preparation for examinations.
  • Key terminology appears in boldface and in color within chapter discussions and are defined and cross-referenced to chapters in a back-of-book glossary.
  • Key concepts are covered in a bulleted list at the end of each chapter discussion to summarize and rephrase chapter concepts.
  • References and bibliographiesprovide a listing of in-text and additional citations of scientific research.
  • Pathology appendix summarizes the most commonly seen pathological processes and organizes them by body system.
  • Website mentions are highlighted within the text to draw readers' attention to available videos in the Evolve Resources and
Number of Pages: 1099.0
Genre: Medical
Series Title: Surgical Technology Principles and Practice
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: R.N. Joanna Kotcher Fuller
Language: English
Street Date: February 10, 2017
TCIN: 52238981
UPC: 9780323394734
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-1730

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