The Operating Room Aide, 1st Edition

  • Mary Virgilio, RN, CNOR
  • ISBN-10: 0892624337  |  ISBN-13: 9780892624331
  • 256 Pages
  • © 1998 | Published
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Aspiring allied healthcare workers learn what it means to be a part of the surgical team. The Operating Room Aide provides information on microbiology, surgical equipment, surgical asepsis, care and safety of the patient, and emergencies in the surgical environment, medical terminology, instruments, and safety in the operating room.

Features and Benefits

  • Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, and a summary
  • Student enrichment activities are also available.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Operating Room. Chapter 2: Medical Terminology for the Operating Room. Chapter 3: Principles of Microbiology and Infection Control. Chapter 4: Medical and Surgical Asepsis. Chapter 5: Operating Room Design and Surgical Equipment. Chapter 6: Safety and Patient Care in the Operating Room. Chapter 7: Procedures in the Operating Room. Chapter 8: Emergencies in the Operating Room. Chapter 9: The Operating Aide in the Instrument Room.