Introduction to the Operating Room 1st Edition
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.
About the Author
Amalia Cochran, MD (Salt Lake City, UT) is Associate Professor of Surgery, Surgery Clerkship Director, University of Utah Medical School.
Ruth Braga, MSN, RN (Salt Lake City, UT) is Surgical Education Coordinator, University of Utah Medical School.
- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 1 edition (November 16, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1259587282
- ISBN-13: 978-1259587283