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Alexander's care of the patient in surgery.

Author: Edythe Louise Alexander; Jane C Rothrock; Donna R McEwen
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 14th ed.View all editions and formats
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This textbook provides detailed information on perioperative nursing. The author sets up a solid foundation for practice, and offers step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical interventions as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict procedures and methods, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edythe Louise Alexander; Jane C Rothrock; Donna R McEwen
ISBN: 9780323069168 0323069169
OCLC Number: 559647271
Description: xiv, 1313 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Concepts basic to perioperative nursing --
Patient safety and risk management --
Infection prevention and control in the perioperative setting --
Anesthesia --
Positioning the patient for surgery --
Sutures, needles, and instruments --
Surgical modalities --
Wound healing, dressings, and drains --
Postoperative patient care and pain management --
Gastrointestinal surgery --
Surgery of the liver, biliary tract, pancreas, and spleen --
Repair of hernias --
Gynecologic and obstetric surgery --
Genitourinary surgery --
Thyroid and parathyroid surgery --
Breast surgery --
Ophthalmic surgery --
Otorhinolaryngologic surgery --
Orthopedic surgery --
Neurosurgery --
Plastic and reconstructive surgery --
Thoracic surgery --
Vascular surgery --
Cardiac surgery --
Pediatric surgery --
Geriatric surgery --
Trauma surgery --
Interventional radiology --
Integrated health practices: complementary and alternative therapies --
Workplace issues and staff safety.
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