Alexander's care of the patient in surgery / Care of the patient in surgery [edited by] Jane C. Rothrock ; associate editors, Dale A. Smith, Donna R. McEwen. - 12th ed. - St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby, c2003. - xxvii, 1409 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foundations for practice -- Concepts basic to perioperative nursing -- Patient and environmental safety -- Surgical modalities -- Infection prevention and control -- Positioning the patient for surgery -- Sutures, needles, and instruments -- Anesthesia -- Postoperative patient care and pain management -- Wound healing, dressings, and drains -- Patient education and discharge planning -- Surgical interventions -- Gastrointestinal surgery -- Surgery of the liver, biliary tract, pancreas, and spleen -- Repair of hernias -- Gynecologic surgery and cesarean birth -- Genitourinary surgery -- Thyroid and parathyroid surgery -- Breast surgery -- Ophthalmic surgery -- Otologic surgery -- Rhinologic and sinus surgery -- Laryngologic and head and neck surgery -- Orthopedic surgery -- Neurosurgery -- Plastic and reconstructive surgery -- Thoracic surgery -- Vascular surgery -- Cardiac surgery -- Special considerations -- Ambulatory surgery -- Pediatric surgery -- Trauma surgery -- Complementary and alternative therapy.

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Surgical nursing.
Therapeutics, Surgical.

RD99 / .M387 2003

610.73/677 617.0231

2003 A-839 WY 161 / A3756 2003