For more than 65 years, Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery has been a trusted source for detailed information on perioperative nursing. Well-known author and educator Jane C. Rothrock sets up a solid foundation for practice, and offers step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical interventions as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict procedures and methods, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds Rapid Response Team boxes with suggested interventions, plus coverage of new trends in patient and staff safety, the increase in interventional radiology, and the growth of outpatient ambulatory surgery. Alexander's gives you the tools you need to provide safe, cost-effective, high-quality patient care.

Key Features:-

  • Cutting-edge information keeps you up to date with the latest technological advances related to surg
  • 1,250 full-color illustrations and photos show surgical anatomy, instrumentation, procedures, and me
  • Over 400 specialty surgical interventions are included, as well as many minimally invasive surgical
  • A full-color design highlights special features and makes it easier to focus on essential concepts.
  • Patient and Family Education boxes include specific guidelines for preprocedural and postprocedural
  • Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize and offer quick reference to the drugs most commonly used for

More Details about Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery 14e (HB)

General Information  
PublisherElsevier Science
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2011