Covers the foundations of surgery while bringing into sharper focus new and emerging technologies, including minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and the use of computers and genomic information.
Detailed information on the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles enhance students' understanding of basic surgical principles and techniques. Emphasis on teamwork among perioperative caregivers encourages cooperation in attaining positive patient care outcomes. Coverage of both inpatient and ambulatory procedures highlights key considerations for each setting as well as for individual surgical procedures.
Covers over 200 essential surgical procedures. Includes essential topics such as equipment and supplies, operative preparation, practical and technical considerations, postoperative considerations, and live surgery images.