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Overview

This comprehensive, detailed surgical instrument text encompasses basic through advanced concepts. The book presents individual instruments in collections and similar types by function and explores their common uses. The construction of each instrument is broken down in detail. The instruments are categorized in a consistent order and the logic of set assembly for procedures is described at an understandable level. It is an ideal book for surgical personnel of all disciplines.

Nancymarie Phillips, Lakeland Community College

Nancymarie Phillips, RN, BA, BSN, MEd, PhD, RNFA, CNOR(E), is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio, where she was Director of Perioperative Education and the Surgical Technology Program Director. A perioperative nurse since 1975, Dr. Phillips is a registered nurse and Registered Nurse First Assistant, and certified in perioperative nursing. Active in many areas of the nursing field, Dr. Phillips has held local and national positions with AORN, and the Competency and Credentialing Institute (previously the Certification Board for Perioperative Nursing), in addition to authoring and contributed to many articles, textbooks, and book chapters. She holds undergraduate degrees in health services and nursing from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, as well as masters and doctoral degrees in adult education and development from Cleveland State.

Patricia Sedlak, Lorain Community College

Patricia Sedlak, RN, BSN, RNFA, CST, CNOR has been a perioperative nurse for more than twenty years. Her baccalaureate is in nursing from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Mrs. Sedlak was the recipient of the C. Joan Gowin Merit Scholarship in 1995 and the Lorain County Community College Foundation Scholarship in 1998. She is certified in perioperative nursing and surgical technology and credentialed by the Ohio State Board of Nursing in Registered Nurse First Assisting. She is a member of AORN, AST, and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. Mrs. Sedlak was awarded the Community Health Partners Foundation Board Grant in 2003 and 2004 for medical missionary work in the Dominican Republic with the Lorain County Community College surgical technology students. She won the Teacher of the Year and Teaching Excellence distinction in 2001, 2002, 2003. She is the Program Director for Surgical Technology and Registered Nurse First Assisting at Lorain County Community College, In Lorain, Ohio.
  • The instruments are depicted individually without regional bias
  • The collection is comprehensive and teaches the reader how to develop useful sets
  • The categorization is more clearly defined than in other books
  • Function and safety is described for each section
I. History of Surgical Instrumentation
II. Composition and Anatomy of Surgical Instruments
III. Categories of Surgical Instruments
IV. Instrument Set Construction
V. Multipurpose Soft Tissue Sets
VI. Plastic Surgery Sets
VII. General Surgery Sets
VIII. Gynecology Sets
IX. Genitourinary Sets
X. Bone and Compact Tissue Sets
XI. Head and Neck Sets
XII. Neurosurgery Sets
XIII. Vascular Sets
XIV. Cardiothoracic Sets
XV. Microsurgical Sets
XVI. Endoscopic and Robotic Technology

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  • ISBN-10: 1401832970
  • ISBN-13: 9781401832971
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $84.50
  • RETAIL $111.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Surgical Instrumentation Flashcards Set 1: General and Gynecological Instrumentation

ISBN: 9781428310506
Each set contains 400-500 instrument cards. Each card shows an instrument image on one side, and the name, function, and category of the instrument on the other side.

FOR STUDENTS

Surgical Instrumentation Flashcards Set 1: General and Gynecological Instrumentation

ISBN: 9781428310506
Each set contains 400-500 instrument cards. Each card shows an instrument image on one side, and the name, function, and category of the instrument on the other side.