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Surgical Care Made Incredibly Visual

Surgical Care Made Incredibly Visual is illustrated throughout the book with full color charts, diagrams, vignettes, tables, questionnaires, checklists, and more!

Contents

Preoperative Care

  • History of surgery
  • Surgical team
  • Informed consent
  • Phases of surgery
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Preoperative assessment
  • Anesthesia evaluation
  • Patient teaching
  • Preoperative verification

Fundamentals of Anesthesia

  • Anesthesia basics
  • General anesthesia stages
  • Balanced anesthesia
  • Four levels of sedation and anesthesia
  • General anesthetics
  • Regional anesthetics
  • Local anesthetics

Perioperative Care

  • Surgical suite environment
  • Infection control principles
  • Surgical asepsis
  • Setting up for OR cases
  • Patient arrival in the surgical suite
  • Cleanup

Procedures

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair to breast cancer surgery
  • Carotid endarterectomy to craniotomy
  • Femoral bypass grafting to hysterectomy
  • Joint replacement to prostatectomy
  • Thoracotomy to valular surgery

Perianesthesia Care

  • Perianesthesia nursing care basics
  • Immediate postoperative assessment
  • Postanesthesia complications
  • PACU discharge criteria

Postoperative Care

  • Postoperative assessment
  • Reducing the risk of complications
  • Managing pain
  • Managing postoperative complications
  • Patient discharge needs
  • Discharge summaries

Index

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Surgical Care Made Incredibly Visual
2002 376 pages $42.95 + shipping
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