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Publisher: F a Davis Co
ISBN10: 0803615728 ISBN13: 9780803615724 DDC: 617.9 Edition: Paperback; 2008-12-31


A full-color compendium of surgical equipment and supplies in one spiral-bound text/atlas!Here s all of the information your students need to know about surgical equipment and supplies their use and their specifications in one easy-to-use reference with more than 800 full-color photographs. The first chapter reviews aseptic technique.Each subsequent chapter addressesrelated equipment and supplies. Full-color photographs and detailed specifications complement the comprehensive in-text coverage. Photographs of small supplieslike sutures and drugs are shown side-by-side to highlight their distinguishing features and to emphasize the importanceof the information on their labels.Photographs also illustrate the relevantcomponents of large equipment, such as tables and anesthesia machines. Where appropriate, discussions address the proper placement of equipment for optimal use and access during procedures. Whatever the surgical specialty, it s the perfect reference for students or new staffto use to learn to recognize the vast array of equipment and supplies found in the O. R. today.KEY FEATURES*More than 800 full-color photographs of surgical equipment and supplies facilitate identification and enable students to recognize the equipment they may not see in their labs.* Photographs show sutures from three major manufacturers, both in and out oftheir packaging, so students can understandtheir labels and be able to differentiateamong them.* Watch out! boxes highlight importantinformation that must be remembered.* Troubleshooting boxes featurecommon-sense tips that help to identifyand solve equipment problems.*Each chapter concludes with multiplechoicereview questions.


  • Dewey Decimal: 617.9

Book Details

  • Physical Description: 8.7"x10.7"x0.7"; 1.4 lb; 447 pages
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 2008-12-31


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