BERRY & KOHN'S OPERATING ROOM TECHNIQUE:FIRST SOUTH ASIA EDITION,
Edition 1
By Nancymarie Phillips, BS, RN, CST, CNOR

Publication Date: 02 Aug 2016
Description

New to this Edition

• New and revised art is provided throughout the book.

• New Pros & Cons boxes throughout text examine the two

sides of a patient care topic and provide references for further

reading.

• Updated references highlight the evidence-based practice

approach used in the book.

• Terminology and key words have been updated to refl ect modern

practice.

• Each chapter has been revised to emulate current practice and

knowledge, specifi cally:

• New images showing the color-coded hoses for anesthesia

gas machines, outlets for anesthetic connections, and electrical

receptacles. ( Chapter 10 )

• New tables on absorbable sutures, nonabsorbable sutures,

and barbed sutures were created for a quick reference on

these suture types. A new image was added showing generic

suture packet information. ( Chapter 28 )

• New photographs showing diff erent craniofacial abnormalities

of children. ( Chapter 41 )

New Features

This new edition of this classic perioperative text has addressed

changing roles, needs, and evolving technologies while

maintaining the fundamental focus that still remains valid—the

care of the surgical patient. Th is edition of the text identifi es the

knowledge and skill needs of the caregiver and strives to incorporate

components of patient care from preoperative, intraoperative,

and postoperative practice areas. A systems approach is introduced

to help organize patient care to minimize the risk for human error.

About the author
By Nancymarie Phillips, BS, RN, CST, CNOR, Professor Emeritus,Lakeland Community College,Director Department of Perioperative Education,Perioperative Nursing, Registered Nurse,First Assistants, Surgical Technology,Kirkland, Ohio
Table of Contents

Section 1: Fundamentals of Theoryand Practice

1 Perioperative Education , 1

2 Foundations of Perioperative Patient CareStandards , 15

3 Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Issues , 36

Section 2: The Perioperative

Patient Care Team

4 The Perioperative Patient Care Team and

Professional Credentialing , 53

5 The Surgical First Assistant , 61

6 Administration of Perioperative Patient Care

Services , 75

Section 3: The Patient as a Unique

Individual

7 The Patient: The Reason for Your Existence , 94

8 Perioperative Pediatrics , 118

9 Perioperative Geriatrics , 153

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Section 4: The Perioperative

Environment

10 Physical Facilities , 167

11 Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Alternative

Surgical Locations , 187

12 Care of the Perioperative Environment , 200

13 Potential Sources of Injury to the Caregiver

and the Patient , 207

Section 5: Surgical Asepsis and

Sterile Technique

14 Surgical Microbiology and Antimicrobial

Therapy , 227

15 Principles of Aseptic and Sterile Techniques , 248

16 Appropriate Attire, Surgical Hand Hygiene,

and Gowning and Gloving , 263

17 Decontamination and Disinfection , 283

18 Sterilization , 300

Section 6: Surgical Instrumentation

and Equipment

19 Surgical Instrumentation , 324

20 Specialized Surgical Equipment , 346

Section 7: Preoperative Patient Care

21 Preoperative Preparation of the Patient , 364

22 Diagnostics, Specimens, and Oncologic

Considerations , 379

Section 8: Pharmacology and

Anesthesia

23 Surgical Pharmacology , 403

24 Anesthesia: Techniques and Agents , 414

Section 9: Intraoperative Patient Care

25 Coordinated Roles of the Scrub Person and the

Circulating Nurse , 447

26 Positioning, Prepping, and Draping the

Patient , 479

27 Physiologic Maintenance and Monitoring

of the Perioperative Patient , 514

Section 10: Surgical Site Management

28 Surgical Incisions, Implants, and Wound

Closure , 529

29 Wound Healing and Hemostasis , 559

Section 11: Perianesthesia and

Postprocedural Patient Care

30 Postoperative Patient Care , 585

31 Potential Perioperative Complications , 591

Section 12: Surgical Specialties

32 Endoscopy and Robotic-Assisted Surgery , 621

33 General Surgery , 637

34 Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery , 669

35 Urologic Surgery , 701

36 Orthopedic Surgery , 730

37 Neurosurgery of the Brain and Peripheral

Nerves , 758

38 Spinal Surgery , 776

39 Ophthalmic Surgery , 794

40 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery , 814

41 Otorhinolaryngologic and Head and Neck

Surgery , 839

42 Thoracic Surgery , 869

43 Cardiac Surgery , 886

44 Vascular Surgery , 909

45 Organ Procurement and Transplantation , 930

Book details
ISBN: 9788131247020
Page Count: 1002
Retail Price : £53.72