For more than 65 years, "Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery" has been a trusted source for detailed information on perioperative nursing. Well-known author and educator Jane C. Rothrock sets up a solid foundation for practice, and offers step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical interventions as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict procedures and methods, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds Rapid Response Team boxes with suggested interventions, plus coverage of new trends in patient and staff safety, the increase in interventional radiology, and the growth of outpatient ambulatory surgery. "Alexander's" gives you the tools you need to provide safe, cost-effective, high-quality patient care.
Number of Pages: 1328 Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780323069168 Publication Date:07/06/2010 Listed in:Surgical nursing Publisher:Mosby