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Alexander's care of the patient in surgery / [edited by] Jane Rothrock ; associate editor, Donna R. McEwen.

Other author/creatorRothrock, Jane C., 1948- editor, author.
Other author/creatorMcEwen, Donna R., editor.
Format Book and Print
Edition16th edition.
Publication Info St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2019]
Descriptionxx, 1,225 pages : colored illustrations ; 28 cm
Variant title Care of the patient in surgery
Contents Unit I: Foundations for practice -- Concepts basic to perioperative nursing -- Patient safety and risk management -- Workplace issues and staff safety -- Infection prevention and control -- Anesthesia -- Positioning the patient for surgery -- Sutures, sharps, and instruments -- Surgical modalities -- Wound healing, dressings, and drains -- Postoperative patient care and pain management -- Unit II: Surgical interventions -- Gastrointestinal surgery -- Surgery of the biliary tract, pancreas, liver, and spleen -- Hernia repair -- Gynecologic and obstetric surgery -- Genitourinary surgery -- Thyroid and parathyroid surgery -- Breast surgery -- Ophthalmic surgery -- Otorhinolaryngologic surgery -- Orthopedic surgery -- Neurosurgery -- Reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery -- Thoracic surgery -- Vascular surgery -- Cardiac surgery -- Unit III: Special considerations -- Pediatric surgery -- Geriatric surgery -- Trauma surgery -- Interventional and image-guided procedures -- Integrative health practices: complementary and alternative therapies -- Appendix A: Laboratory values.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2017051710
ISBN9780323479141 paperback ; alkaline paper
ISBN0323479146 paperback ; alkaline paper

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