By Jane C. Rothrock PhD RN CNOR FAAN
For greater than sixty five years, Alexander's Care of the sufferer in surgical procedure has been a depended on resource for certain details on perioperative nursing. recognized writer and educator Jane C. Rothrock units up a high-quality origin for perform, and gives step by step directions for over four hundred surgical interventions in addition to many minimally invasive surgeries, all sponsored through the most recent examine. greater than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photographs depict approaches and strategies, in addition to surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This variation provides quick reaction crew bins with steered interventions, plus insurance of recent developments in sufferer and employees security, the rise in interventional radiology, and the expansion of outpatient ambulatory surgical procedure. Alexander's can provide the instruments you want to offer secure, economical, fine quality sufferer care.
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