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Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery

Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery - 13th edition

Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery - 13th edition

ISBN13: 9780323039277

ISBN10: 0323039278

Alexander
Edition: 13TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2007
International: No
Alexander

ISBN13: 9780323039277

ISBN10: 0323039278

Edition: 13TH 07

Summary

For more than 60 years, ALEXANDER'S CARE OF THE PATIENT IN SURGERY has been an essential, reliable resource for perioperative nursing. The detailed, state-of-the-art information in this edition reflects current procedures and promotes the delivery of comprehensive patient care. This text provides nurses with the tools needed to deliver safe, cost-effective, high-quality patient care.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Concepts basic to perioperative nursing
Patient and environmental safety
Infection prevention and control
Anesthesia
Positioning the patient for surgery
Sutures, needles, and instruments
Surgical modalities
Wound healing, dressings, and drains
Postoperative patient care and pain management
Patient education and discharge planning
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
Otologic surgery
Rhinologic and sinus surgery
Laryngologic and head and neck surgery
Orthopedic surgery
Neurosurgery
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Thoracic surgery
Vascular surgery
Cardiac surgery
Ambulatory surgery
Pediatric surgery
Geriatric surgery
Trauma surgery
Integrated health practices : complementary and alternative therapies
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