Surgical Instrumentation: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition

by Renee Nemitz CST RN AAS

Written for surgical technologists, surgical first assistants, registered nurses, physicians, physician assistants, central service technicians, and surgical sales representatives, Surgical Instrumentation: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition offers a level of visual clarity and realism unmatched by any other surgical instrument book. Many photos include close-up views of the instrument tip, so you can quickly discern differences between instruments. Interactive resources on the Evolve companion website allow you to view 360-degree rotations of more than 100 instruments. Also included are flash cards, timed memory exercises, Mayo stands, quizzes, and instrument sets for common procedures in various surgical specialties.

  • Instruments organized by category within their surgical specialty make it easy to find specific instruments.
  • More than 660 full-color instrument photographs with inset instrument tip photos help you learn the most common surgical instruments for all surgical procedures.
  • Consistent, clear, and concise instrument monographs include names, categories, uses, and insights.
  • Caution bullets detail potential hazards or concerns you must consider when using an instrument.
  • The Surgical Setups chapter familiarizes you with common instrument setups for various procedures.
  • A reader-friendly layout with two instruments per page makes it easier to see the details of each instrument.
  • The Evolve companion website offers interactive exercises, practice quizzes, flash cards, and 360-degree instrument rotations to reinforce understanding.
  • The Basic Sterilization chapter provides comprehensive coverage of the decontamination and sterilization of instruments.
  • NEW! The Basic Operating Room Supplies and Equipment chapter familiarizes you with what you will encounter in the OR.
  • NEW! Additional close-up or inset photos of instruments give you a detailed way to examine and learn about the instruments you’ll be working with on a daily basis.

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