Pharmacology For The Surgical Technologist

Author by : Katherine Snyder
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : Learn with the most trusted pharmacology text written specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 4th Edition ensures that as an integral member of the operating room team, you have an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything from basic conversions, terminology, and calculations to anesthesia and medications used for perioperative care. This edition adds coverage of next-generation antibiotics, new technology in orthopedics, advances in cataract surgery, and more plus a full-color design and expanded art program. An Evolve companion website lets you practice drug calculations. Written by experienced Surgical Technology educators Katherine Snyder and Chris Keegan, this book covers all areas of pharmacology that are designated in the "Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. "Coverage of pharmacology meets the needs of the Surgical Technologist and includes all areas designated in the "Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition."Chapter study questions help you measure your knowledge and apply it to practice, and serve as a review tool for classroom and certification exams."Clinical "features include "Tech Tips "from experts, "Caution "boxes with drug alerts to help prevent potential patient harm, and "Notes "simplifying difficult concepts."Insight "boxes provide in-depth, cutting-edge information about a specific product, procedure, or process.Concise three-part organization makes it easier to understand 1) the foundations of pharmacology, mathematics, and drug administration, 2) applications of pharmacology to the surgical environment, and 3) preoperative medications, types of anesthesia, and emergency situations.Evolve companion website includes exercises allowing you to practice math calculations, as well as drug monographs from "Mosby s Essential Drugs for Surgical Technology.""Advanced Practice" boxes provide information and advice on issues and applications that help you advance to the role of Surgical Assistant.Trusted authors Kathy Snyder and Chris Keegan bring more than 50 years of combined experience, and provide the information you need to succeed in the classroom, on the certification exam, and in the operating room.Learning Objectives in each chapter list the key content you should master and provide a useful study tool in preparing for examinations. NEW! Coverage of hot topics includes next-generation antibiotics, new technology involving orthopedic surgery, advances in cataract surgery, and more.NEW! Now in full color, an expanded art program helps you visualize concepts in anatomy and physiology, medications, equipment, and procedures.NEW! A comprehensive glossary supports key terms that are highlighted in the text.NEW! "Make It Simple "boxes review and break down medical terminology. "


Pharmacology For The Surgical Technologist E Book

Author by : Katherine Snyder
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : Learn with the most trusted pharmacology text written specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 4th Edition ensures that as an integral member of the operating room team, you have an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything from basic conversions, terminology, and calculations to anesthesia and medications used for perioperative care. This edition adds coverage of next-generation antibiotics, new technology in orthopedics, advances in cataract surgery, and more — plus a full-color design and expanded art program. An Evolve companion website lets you practice drug calculations. Written by experienced Surgical Technology educators Katherine Snyder and Chris Keegan, this book covers all areas of pharmacology that are designated in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Coverage of pharmacology meets the needs of the Surgical Technologist and includes all areas designated in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Chapter study questions help you measure your knowledge and apply it to practice, and serve as a review tool for classroom and certification exams. Clinical features include Tech Tips from experts, Caution boxes with drug alerts to help prevent potential patient harm, and Notes simplifying difficult concepts. Insight boxes provide in-depth, cutting-edge information about a specific product, procedure, or process. Concise three-part organization makes it easier to understand 1) the foundations of pharmacology, mathematics, and drug administration, 2) applications of pharmacology to the surgical environment, and 3) preoperative medications, types of anesthesia, and emergency situations. Evolve companion website includes exercises allowing you to practice math calculations, as well as drug monographs from Mosby’s Essential Drugs for Surgical Technology. Advanced Practice boxes provide information and advice on issues and applications that help you advance to the role of Surgical Assistant. Trusted authors Kathy Snyder and Chris Keegan bring more than 50 years of combined experience, and provide the information you need to succeed in the classroom, on the certification exam, and in the operating room. Learning Objectives in each chapter list the key content you should master and provide a useful study tool in preparing for examinations. NEW! Coverage of hot topics includes next-generation antibiotics, new technology involving orthopedic surgery, advances in cataract surgery, and more. NEW! Now in full color, an expanded art program helps you visualize concepts in anatomy and physiology, medications, equipment, and procedures. NEW! A comprehensive glossary supports key terms that are highlighted in the text. NEW! Make It Simple boxes review and break down medical terminology.


Pharmacology For The Surgical Technologist E Book

Author by : Tiffany Howe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 49
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File Size : 53,6 Mb
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Description : Learn pharmacology with the trusted text written specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 5th Edition ensures that as an integral member of the operating room team, you have an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything a surg tech needs to know, including basic pharmacology, dosage calculations, safe handling of medications, terminology, and drug effects and side effects. If you are interested in becoming a surgical first assistant, many chapters also include coverage of advanced practice. Written by Tiffany Howe, CST, CSFA, FAST, MBA, an educator, and Angie Burton, CST, FAST, a practicing surg tech, this book covers all areas of pharmacology designated in the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. Coverage of pharmacology meets the needs of the Surgical Technologist and includes all areas designated in the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Advanced Practice sections in each chapter provide content relating to the role of the first surgical assistant, helping students who want to advance to that role, and keeps this text useful as a professional reference. Concise three-part organization makes it easier for students to understand 1) the foundations of pharmacology, mathematics, and drug administration, 2) applications of pharmacology to the surgical environment, and 3) preoperative medications, types of anesthesia, and emergency situations. Caution boxes highlight drug alerts and surgical safety issues. Chapter study questions help students measure their knowledge and apply it to practice, and serve as an excellent review tool for classroom and certification exams. Insight boxes provide in-depth, cutting-edge information on specific products, procedures, and processes in the operating room. Learning features include Tech Tips from experts, Quick Question boxes with quizzes on foundational knowledge, Make It Simple boxes reviewing medical terminology, and Notes simplifying difficult concepts. Comprehensive glossary defines key terms highlighted in the text. Evolve companion website includes up-to-date drug monographs and additional exercises allowing students to practice math calculations. NEW! Coverage of new drugs includes antibiotics frequently used in the operating room. NEW! Content map correlates the content in the text to the requisite components of the pharmacology portion of the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. NEW author team blends theory and practice, with easy-to-read explanations from Tiffany Howe, CST, SDFA, FAST, MBA, an instructor of surgical technology, and Angie Burton, CST, FAST, a practitioner of surgical technology.


Practical Pharmacology For The Surgical Technologist

Author by : Teri Junge
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Total Read : 10
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File Size : 48,6 Mb
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Description : Get the facts about patient medications, their common uses, and the safety processes observed in surgical settings today with PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST. Created with input from students and seasoned professionals, this text focuses specifically on the needs of surgical technologists, rather than general allied health careers. Chapters meet all requirements from the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, 6th Edition. Handy features highlight must-know, Core Curriculum content, while critical thinking and review questions give you practice thinking on your feet. PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS is also an ideal test-preparation resource for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Pharmacology Handbook For The Surgical Technologist

Author by : Jeff Feix
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 82
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File Size : 51,8 Mb
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Description : Popular in the O.R. and the classroom, the 2nd Edition of PHARMACOLOGY HANDBOOK FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST provides the latest information about the drugs most often used in surgery. Based on the Core Curriculum of Surgical Technologists, this handy reference fits in the pocket of a scrub jacket, yet it is packed with essentials like common terms and abbreviations, a mathematics review, and discussions on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Most importantly, the comprehensive drug cards detail current drug information, including classification, routes of administration, contraindications, and more--all in an easy-access, easy-to-read format. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Surgical Technology E Book

Author by : Joanna Kotcher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 17
Total Download : 422
File Size : 45,6 Mb
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Description : Learn to deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery with Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition. Within its pages you’ll find comprehensive coverage of all the updated AST Core Curriculum components — including all aspects of health care sciences; technological sciences; patient care concepts; preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care; surgical procedures; and professional practice. But what you won’t find in any other surg tech book is an incredibly reader-friendly approach featuring conversational, mentor-like guidance and loads of full-color pictures and illustrations. You’ll also have an abundance of helpful learning features at your disposal — like case studies, review questions, and online learning activities — that will help you easily master important concepts and apply that learning to professional practice. No other surgical technology text better prepares you for the challenges of professional practice! Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas of the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. Reader-friendly writing style and organization utilizes a mentoring approach to present content within the building blocks of fundamentals, aseptic technique, the role and function of the surgical technologist, and surgical procedures. Consistent chapter format breaks down each surgical procedure in an easy-to-understand way making it easy for students to comprehend the key elements of more than 70 procedures. Experienced author/consulting editor team lends a breadth of experience for a well-rounded view of life in the operating room and multiple perspective focused on quality patient care. Over 1,200 full-color illustrations and clinical photos bring concepts and procedures to life. Robust practice opportunities include review questions and case studies at the end of each chapter along with crosswords, additional review questions, and surgical practice videos found on the Evolve companion website. Learning objectives serve as checkpoints for comprehension and as study tools in preparation for examinations. Key terminology appears in boldface and in color within chapter discussions and are defined and cross-referenced to chapters in a back-of-book glossary. Key concepts are covered in a bulleted list at the end of each chapter discussion to summarize and rephrase chapter concepts. References and bibliographies provide a listing of in-text and additional citations of scientific research. Pathology appendix summarizes the most commonly seen pathological processes and organizes them by body system. Website mentions are highlighted within the text to draw readers’ attention to available videos in the Evolve Resources and suggested websites to visit for additional information on content covered.


Workbook For Surgical Technology E Book

Author by : Joanna Kotcher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Saunders
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 33
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File Size : 40,7 Mb
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Description : Correlating chapter-for-chapter with the text, Workbook for Surgical Technology: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition provides the essential practice and review needed to support classroom and clinical success. Easy to understand and simple to use, this Workbook includes terminology review, a variety of practice questions, and case studies with critical thinking questions for key surgical technology functions. New exercises cover new content on dynamic topics like robotics and lasers. More than 70 skills performance checklists let you evaluate your own learning. Correlates chapter-by-chapter to the text so you can use the Workbook seamlessly as you use the text and gain extra opportunities for practice to help ensure comprehension. Robust practice opportunities include labeling activities and terminology review, fill in the blank, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions to help reinforce the learning outcomes, key terminology, and important concepts through active engagement and assessment of content mastery. Case studies feature related questions and present realistic clinical situations or scenarios that challenge you to expand your critical thinking skills and apply what you learn. Perforated pages allow you to remove some or all competency sheets for use in clinical evaluation settings. EXPANDED! More than 70 skills performance checklists allow you to assess your own skills, helping prepare you for the certification examination. NEW! Exercises cover new content on dynamic topics, including professionalism, equipment and technology, robotics and lasers, and advances in orthopedic, cardiovascular, and neurological surgeries, ensures that you are exposed to the most current information and evidence-based practice. IMPROVED! More types of practice questions, encompassing recall, comprehension, and application, help better assess your comprehension. EXPANDED! Additional labeling exercises provide more practice to improve your comprehension, especially regarding positioning, draping, and instruments.


Mosby S Pdq For Surgical Technology E Book

Author by : Robin Hueske
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 60
Total Download : 639
File Size : 46,6 Mb
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Description : An ideal workplace companion, MOSBY'S SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PDQ offers rapid access to all the essential information needed for surgical technology. It includes hundreds of essential facts, medical terms, full-color anatomical illustrations, and more, presented in short tables, boxes, and bulleted lists for quick access. The PDQ's pocket size lets you carry it for easy access, and its spiral binding allows you to lay it open at any given page. With this book, you'll always have key information on hand, and you'll gain confidence in your role as a surgical technologist. Quick access to key information includes topics such as pharmacology, supplies, and sutures. 80 full-color illustrations show positioning, preparations, and important anatomy. Core, need-to-know, basic information emphasizes preparation for operating room techniques and procedures. A pocket size and spiral binding make it easy to carry this quick reference in the pocket of your scrubs. Color tabs divide sections of the book, so you can find information quickly. Waterproof pages provide durability. A section on medical terminology and abbreviations covers terms specifically related to the operating room.


Alexander S Surgical Procedures E Book

Author by : Jane C. Rothrock
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 65
Total Download : 335
File Size : 41,5 Mb
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Description : Developed specifically for surgical technologists, Alexander's Surgical Procedures provides proven, step-by-step coverage of essential surgical procedures from one of the most trusted sources in surgical technology. Building on the renowned content of Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition, respected authorities Jane Rothrock and Sherri Alexander (AST president 2007 - 2011) guide you through the pre-op set up, procedure pathology/steps, and post-op considerations for all required procedures. This approachable, easy-to-use resource complements the fundamental coverage in your other surgical technology textbooks, and detailed procedure videos on a companion Evolve website help you ensure success from the classroom to the OR. Content adapted from Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition provides comprehensive procedural coverage optimized for your specific needs as a surgical technologist. Surgical Technologist Considerations boxes detail practical strategies for applying chapter content to specialty procedures. Complete pre-op set up, draping, and other instructions for each procedure equip you to confidently perform all of the duties of surgical technologist in the OR setting. Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, and Chapter Summaries help you study chapter content more effectively. Review questions in the text and case studies on Evolve reinforce key concepts and encourage critical thinking. OR Live links on Evolve direct you to step-by-step procedure videos for commonly performed procedures. More than 700 full-color illustrations clarify surgical anatomy, instrumentation, procedures, and methods. Surgical Pharmacology tables provide quick, convenient access to generic/trade names, purpose/description, and pharmacokinetics for drugs most commonly associated with each specific surgical procedure. Cutting-edge content reflects the latest interventions and patient care techniques in surgical practice. Geriatric Consideration boxes help you manage surgical challenges unique to geriatric patients. Patient Safety boxes alert you to recent Joint Commission safety initiatives to ensure safe performance of key tasks. History boxes present chapter content in a broader context to enhance your understanding and retention. Ambulatory Surgical Considerations boxes highlight important changes to patient care within appropriate procedures. Risk Reduction Strategies boxes provide specific steps you can take to improve patient safety.


Pharmacology And Drug Administration For Imaging Technologists E Book

Author by : Steven C. Jensen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 34
Total Download : 439
File Size : 46,7 Mb
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Description : This text is a complete resource for all the imaging technologies, not just plain film radiography. It provides introductory material on pharmacological nomenclature, drug classifications, pharmacokinetics, and drugs used in imaging. It also offers comprehensive coverage of diagnostic contrast agents, along with drug administration procedures, emergency responses to drug reactions, and legal and ethical aspects of medication administration. Objectives and Key Terms open each chapter. Learning exercises include true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and short-answer questions at the end of each chapter, with answers at the end of the book. Did You Know? boxes offer interesting tidbits of historical or current pharmacology information, connecting the book's drug content to everyday situations. Clinical Alert icons point out possible adverse reactions and toxic effects. Discussion of pharmacodynamics and drug classifications focuses on radiopaque contrast media used in imaging procedures, using clearly written text and useful tables. Pharmacokinetics coverage describes how drugs are absorbed, metabolized, distributed, and eliminated. Complete coverage of emergency procedures in response to adverse reactions to contrast media includes crash cart procedures and drugs used to treat cardiac and/or respiratory arrest and how to administer them appropriately. Updates on all contrast agents. New information on the use of contrast agents in ultrasound. New Drug Classifications chapter. New chapter on drug-related emergencies includes case studies. Evolve Resources for instructors include a 220-question test bank and an electronic image collection.