This comprehensive new edition of the NAON Orthopaedic Surgery Manual is a resource for members of the healthcare team along the entire treatment continuum. The new edition utilizes an outline format to help with quick, easy referencing. Additional tables, figures, photographs, and radiographs have been added to enhance the text descriptions. Current approaches and techniques are detailed, with a full Reference list at the end of each chapter. A section of Key Terms defines and clarifies hundreds of words and phrases inherent to the care of the orthopaedic patient in the perioperative environment. An abbreviations listing and the comprehensive Index provide additional resources. The current state of orthopaedic nursing care in the perioperative arena is evident in each chapter, as each contributor demonstrates proficiency in the content and application of current principles and practices. The NAON Orthopaedic Surgery Manual is a wealth of knowledge and information for practitioners new to the orthopaedic OR environment. It is also a working reference for nurses who want to know more about surgical interventions for preoperative and postoperative care considerations and patient/family education. This book is a must for Perioperative Services Departments, Orthopaedic Inpatient Units, and Ambulatory Care Settings. Copyright 2017.
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