Introduction to the Operating Room

Introduction to the Operating Room

Book - 2017
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A unique "survival manual" for those new to the operating room

This one-of-a-kind resource answers all the questions that newbie clinicians, nurses, and allied health workers have about the Operating Room but are afraid to ask. It is a complete and candid explanation of the sights, sounds, technologies, personalities, and culture that you will experience when you enter that complex, stress-inducing world. With coverage ranging from "Who Are These People?" to "Equipment from A to Z," Introduction to the Operating Room delivers the practical, real-world guidance newcomers need to ensure patient safety and their own career success.

■ The first book to combine a description of Operating Room people (and their roles), culture, and rules with a discussion of equipment and technology
■ Logically divided into three sections: Pre-Op, Intraop, and Post-Op
■ Includes a valuable appendix, "Quick Guide Answers to the What If's of the OR"
■ A must-have resource for anyone wishing to impress the attending surgeons and staff of the Operating Room

If you are looking for a concise, engagingly written operating room primer that delves into topics not covered in any other resource, Introduction to the Operating Room is required reading.
Publisher: New York :, McGraw-Hill Education,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781259587283
Call Number: 617.917 In894
Characteristics: x, 228 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Operating room


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