Duration: CME/CE Points: Author(s):
Contact Hours : 24

Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery, 15th Edition is organized by Anderson Continuing Education.

Date Published: 2015
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery is the most dependable source for comprehensive perioperative information. Well-known author and educator, Jane C. Rothrock, continues to provide step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical procedures, including many minimally invasive methods, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict current techniques, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds cutting-edge information to reflect new concepts for both invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, whether the location is in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or doctor’s office.

Key Features:
• Over 400 specialty surgical interventions
• A clear and consistent chapter format
• Cutting-edge information
• Updated coverage
• 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos
• Comprehensive discussions of perioperative nursing considerations
• Full-color design
• Patient Safety boxes highlight
• Evidence for Practice boxes
• Research Highlight boxes
• Patient and Family Education boxes
• Surgical Pharmacology tables
• Ambulatory Surgery Consideration boxes
• Sample plans of care
• An emphasis on patient and workplace safety
• Coverage of cross-specialty areas

New to this edition:
Four quizzes accompany this large book, each worth 24 contact hours.

Section A (Chapters 1-9): Unit I, Foundations for Practice: Patient Safety and Risk Management; Workplace Issues and Staff Safety; Infection Prevention and Control; Anesthesia; Positioning the Patient; Sutures, Needles, and Instruments; Surgical Modalities; and Wound Healing, Dressings, and Drains.

Section B (Chs. 10-16): Unit I, Foundations for Practice, continued: Postoperative Patient Care and Pain Management. Unit II, Surgical Interventions: Gastrointestinal Surgery; Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas, and Spleen Surgery; Hernia Repair; Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery; Genitourinary Surgery; and Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery.

Section C (Chs. 17-22): Surgical Interventions, continued: Breast Surgery; Ophthalmic Surgery; Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery; Orthopedic Surgery; Neurosurgery; Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; and Thoracic Surgery.

Section D (Chs. 23-30): Surgical Interventions, continued: Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery. Unit III, Special Considerations: Pediatric Surgery, Geriatric Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Interventional and Image-Guided Procedures, and Integrated Health Practices: Complementary and Alternative Therapies.

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