For all courses intended to prepare allied health students for the current NBSTSA surgical technologist certification exam.
This easy-to-use, up-to-date book will help students systematically prepare for today’s NBSTSA Surgical Technology Exam. It contains more than 700 multiple choice questions that closely follow the exam format and cover every exam topic. Unlike some review books, it also presents valuable review information in an easy-to-read outline format, enabling students to quickly find both relevant concepts and corresponding practice questions. Part I presents realistic questions and review content about medical terminology, A&P, microbiology, infection control, pharmacology, anesthesia, biomedical sciences and technology, the surgical environment, asepsis, the surgical patient, wound management, instrumentation, equipment, preparation, and professionalism. Part II thoroughly covers each type of surgery, from general to reconstructive, orthopedics to neurosurgery. Reflecting the current exam, anatomy labeling exercises are included in many chapters. This edition contains a complete new sample test, plus many more problems online at MyHealthProfessionsKit.com.
Table of Contents
1. Medical Terminology
2. Anatomy and Physiology
3. Microbiology and Infection Control
4. Pharmacology and Anesthesia
5. Biomedical Sciences and Technology
6. The Surgical Environment
7. Surgical Asepsis
8. The Surgical Patient
9. Wound Management
10. Instrumentation, Equipment, and Case Preparation
11. Professional Aspects
12. General Surgery
13. Obstetrics and Gynecological Surgery
14. Genitourinary Surgery
15. Head and Neck Surgery
16. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
17. Orthopedic Surgery
19. Ophthalmic Surgery
20. Thoracic, Cardiac, and Vascular Surgery
21. Practice Test
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Pearson's Surgical Technology Exam Review, Coursesmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition
Format: Safari Book
$35.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-286672-9