Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist Book PDF Online
Learn pharmacology from the text designed specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 6th Edition prepares you to work in an operating room by providing an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything a surgical technologist needs to know, including basic pharmacology, dosage calculations, safe handling of medications, terminology, and drug effects and side effects. For Surgical First Assistant courses, many chapters include coverage of advanced practice. Written by a surgical technology educator and a practicing surgical technologist, this book covers all areas of pharmacology and anesthesia that are designated in the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. Pharmacology content is specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of the Surgical Technologist and includes all areas designated in the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology. Chapter study questions help you measure your knowledge and apply learning to practice, while also serving as a review tool for classroom and certification exams. Advanced practice content, centering on issues specific to the Surgical First Assistant, provides you with information to help advance your career and keep this text as a professional reference. Caution feature boxes focus attention on drug and surgical safety issues, while Insight boxes provide in-depth, cutting-edge information on specific products, procedures, and processes in the operating room. Additional learning features include Tech Tips from experts, Notes that simplify difficult concepts, Quick Question boxes that quiz you on foundational knowledge, and Make It Simple boxes that review medical terminology. Comprehensive glossary supports key terms highlighted throughout the text. NEW! Content updates reflect the most recent version of the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology, including new information on anesthesia, specifically patient monitoring devices, airway management, complications, and routes of administration. NEW! Chapter review questions on the Evolve companion website offer extra opportunity for you to assess your knowledge.