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Alexander's care of the patient in surgery, 14th ed.


Alexander's care of the patient in surgery, 14th ed.

Ed. by Jane C. Rothrock.

Elsevier Mosby


1313 pages




New to the 14th edition of this standard text are chapters on patient safety and risk management, interventional radiology, workplace issues and staff safety, and surgical pharmacology, as well as new sections embedded in the text on ambulatory surgery considerations. The initial section presents a thorough grounding in the precepts on which perioperative nursing is based, with this edition updated to reflect new concepts and responsibilities. The text presents a thorough coverage of 400 types of surgery, including minimally invasive and robotic surgery procedures. Pediatric, geriatric, and trauma surgery are covered in separate chapters. The volume is illustrated throughout with clear drawings. Assessment checklists, surgery and physiology simulations, case studies, and interactive flashcards are among the tools provided on the online element. Oversized: 8.5x11.25".

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