The definitive text for nurses and surgical technologists training for a career in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care. New to this edition is additional coverage of robotic surgery, along with review of evidence-based guidelines for practice.
This book provides up-to-date information and practical approaches to Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programs for digestive and / or cardiopulmonary surgery. Discusses a range of aspects of the program, from surgical procedure to perioperative management.
Focuses on multidisciplinary, cooperative approaches to issues confronting the surgical oncologist. Organized by disease and in full color, this volume is comprehensive yet concise, and takes into account all of the oncologic issues you need to consider in order to fully understand each disease and its relevant treatments.
A comprehensive, updated, and timely overview of this fledgling specialty! Includes over 500 illustrations and figures to help illuminate concepts and techniques. Covers a wide range of topics in depth--principles and practices, outcomes research, surgical complications, management of commonly encountered disorders and injuries, and more.
Provides a concise, consistent presentation of the basic principles essential to the modern practice of anesthesia. Emphasis on critical care medicine, enhanced recovery and ultrasound in anesthesia practice. Up-to-date discussion of all relevant areas of anesthesiology, including equipment and monitors, pharmacology, pathophysiology, regional anesthesia, pain management and critical care.
Written by surgeons, this reference offers distinctly modern and all-encompassing coverage of every important topic in general surgery. Emphasis on state-of-the-art, evidence-based surgical care. Covers ERAS, ambulatory/outpatient surgery, evidence for surgery practice, and skills and simulation. Emphasis on discussion of diagnosis and treatment of surgical disease, arranged by organ system and surgical specialty
This book provides information that supplements the more traditional approaches and provides a detailed overview of the metabolic knowledge needed for surgical practice. The text reviews normal physiology, the pathophysiology of starvation and surgical stressors, and focuses on appropriate nutritional repletion for various common disease states.
Focused on the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients, gives you the knowledge to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care. Emphasis on teamwork among perioperative caregivers encourages cooperation in attaining positive patient care outcomes. Coverage of both inpatient and ambulatory procedures highlights as well as includes an updated evidence-based content that reflects the 2019 AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.
Reflects key practice differences in Canada, ranging from the healthcare system, to cultural considerations, to epidemiology, pharmacology, and more. Known for its strong nursing care plan focus and easy readability, helps students prepare for the NCLEX exam, focusing on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care.
Provides a practical toolkit to improve theatre efficiency and patient outcomes. Supports managers in list planning, performance monitoring and demand-capacity matching while considering limited budgets and resources. This book will be of interest to managers, nurses and administrators who are involved in the daily running of the operating theatre and/or want to develop their leadership/managerial skills.
Explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, evidence-informed practice, and patient safety. A variety of boxes and tables, in addition to an accessible writing style, make it easy to comprehend both essential information and the most complex concepts.
Sabiston Textbook of Surgery is your ultimate foundation for confident surgical decision making. Covering the very latest science and data affecting your treatment planning, this esteemed medical reference helps you make the most informed choices so you can ensure the best outcome for every patient.