Summary: For 50 years, Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. Berry & Kohn's enjoys continued success in both educational and professional markets because of its readability, accuracy, clarity, and comprehensiveness. It covers the ''nuts and bolts'' of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format that enables learners to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. The eleventh edition features an engagin ...show moreg full-color design, a new chapter on spinal surgery, new Patient and Team Safety boxes, unique perioperative flash cards, expanded teaching supplements for instructors, and much more. Prepares the nurse for actual OR situations with point-by-point descriptions of perioperative settings, procedures, and technology. Explains both the fundamentals of surgical techniques and today's most commonly performed procedures in terms that can readily be translated into to clinical practice. Focuses on the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients to provide learners with a knowledge base for planning and implementing comprehensive, individualized care. Features in-depth discussions of patients with special needs related to age or health status considerations, with an emphasis on developing plans of care tailored to the unique care parameters of all patients. Reflects a focus on professionalism, skilled teamwork, and start-to-finish cooperation among perioperative caregivers aimed at improving patient outcomes. Discusses perioperative patient care for both inpatient and ambulatory procedures to highlight considerations based on the setting as well as the surgical procedure itself. Provides detailed information about the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 12TH 13
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