Introduction to the Operating Room by Amalia Cochran; Ruth Braga
Publication Date: 2016-11-16
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.