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The Fundamentals of Surgical Instruments

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A practical guide to their recognition, use and care

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Book Details

  • ISBN: 9781910079553
  • Authors:

    Steve Moutrey MSc BA (Hons) Cert. Ed RODP, Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK

  • Date Published: October 2017
  • Pages: 272
  • Style: Softback

Book Description

This book provides a sound introduction to surgical instrumentation, including their recognition, use and care. It provides useful information that is essential for operating department practitioners, nurses, scrub practitioners, surgeons in training, surgical technologists, junior doctors and medical students. Descriptions of how and where the instruments are used will also aid in the knowledge required for their application, providing an understanding of instruments for specific procedures.
The book is relevant to surgical practice around the world. It also aligns with the Core Curriculum of the Association of Surgical Technologists in the United States.

This book provides the fundamental knowledge required for students and qualified staff working within the perioperative environment, to ensure the safe and efficient use of surgical instrumentation and ultimately the care of the surgical patient as a result.

Steve Moutrey, MSc BA(Hons) Cert. Ed RODP, has a vast experience within the operating theatre environment spanning more than 40 years, starting his career in the Royal Navy (26 years), and then moving into the NHS.
He is now a Senior Lecturer within the School of Health Sciences and Social Work at the University of Portsmouth and teaches on perioperative courses and allied areas.