This title features more than 1,700 Q&A's that provide the most complete review available for the surgical technology certification exam. It includes companion CD-ROM. "Lange Q&A: Surgical Technology Examination, 6/e" delivers 1,700 Q&A's covering topics found on the national certification examination. The book includes detailed answer explanations and covers all major areas of surgical technology curriculum. The Sixth Edition has been updated to cover the latest surgical techniques, instruments and procedures. The companion CD-ROM enables you to customize your exams and keep track of your scores. This title is organized into six core sections: Fundamental Knowledge, Infection Control, Concepts of Patient Care, Preoperative Preparation, Intraoperative and Postoperative Procedures, and Technology in the Operating Room. It features New chapters on robotics and endoscopic surgery. It helps you to update your surgical know-how with the latest information on specific procedures such as orthopedics, plastic surgery, and emergency procedures. It features New instrument chapter with more than 60 photos. It is great for use during coursework and for intensive exam preparation.
Section 1 Fundamental Knowledge 1. Medical Terminology 2. Anatomy and Physiology 3. Microbiology 4. Pharmacology and Anesthesia Section 2 Infection Control 5. Aseptic Technique 6. Sterilization and Disinfection 7. Operating Room Environment Section 3 Concepts of Patient Care 8. Transportation and Positioning 9. Observation 10. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 11. Medical, Ethical, and Legal Responsibilities 12. Occupational Hazards Section 4 Preoperative Preparation 13. Consents 14. Skin Preparation and Draping 15. Instruments 16. Equipment and Supplies 17. Counts and Specimens 18. Sutures and Drains Section 5 Intraoperative and Postoperative Procedures 19. General Surgery 20. Obstetrics and Gynecology 21. Ophthalmology 22. Otorhinolaryngology 23. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 24. Genitourinary Surgery 25. Thoracic Surgery 26. Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Surgery 27. Orthopedic Surgery 28. Neurosurgery 29. Pediatric Surgery 30. Emergency Procedures Section 6 Technology in the Operating Room 31. Computers 32. Surgical Applications of Electricity 33. Physics and Medicine 34. Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) 35. Surgical Robots