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Library Materials in Surgical Technology

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Books and media on Surgery can be found in the Library under the classification RD, with Surgical Instruments found in RD71 and Operative Surgery in RD32-RD33. Library materials on Human Anatomy can be found in QM1 through QM695Human PhysiologyQP1 through QP899, Medical Microbiology can be found in QR46, with books on Pharmacology and Drugs in RM300-RM412.


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

 Alexander's care of the patient in surgery / 15th ed. [edited by] Jane C. Rothrock ; associate editor, Donna R. McEwen. [2/20]
Ref. RD99.24 .A44 2019
♦  Before we are born: essentials of embryology and birth defects /
Keith L. Moore. 9th ed.
QM601 .M757 2016 [2/20]
♦  The complete human body (w/DVD) / edited by Dr. Alice Roberts.
Ref. QM25 .C66 2010
The definitive visual guide. [2/20]
♦  Current diagnosis & treatment surgery / edited by Gerard M. Doherty. 14th ed. 
Ref. RD35 .C89 2015 [2/20]
♦  Differentiating surgical instruments / by Colleen Rutherford. 2nd ed.
RD71 .R88 2012
Close up look at more than 800 cutting, clamping, grasping, retracting and other surgical instruments with full color plates and detailed information. [2/20]
♦  Do no harm: stories of life, death, and brain surgery / Henry Marsh
RD592.8 .M37 2015 [2/20]
 Introduction to research and medical literature for health professionals /
by J Dennis Blessing and J Glenn Foster.
R697 .P45 P488 2013
This book will help from choosing a research the systematic gathering of information, analysis, and interpretation of data. [2/20]
♦  Oxford handbook of clinical surgery / edited by Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley, Joanna Chikwe. 4th ed.  [2/20]
RD37 .M45 2013  
♦  Pearson's surgical technology exam review / Emily W. Rogers and Ann Marie McGuiness Leary.
RD32.3 B64 2020 [2/20]
♦  Perioperative standards and recommended practices by AORN.
Ref. RD32.3 .A77 2013 [2/20]
♦  Pocket guide to the operating room / Maxine A Goldman. 3rd ed.
RD32.3 .G65 2008  [2/20]
♦  Surgical knots and suturing techniques / by F. D. Giddings. 4th ed.  [2/20]
RD73.S8 G495 2013
♦  Surgical Notes: A pocket survival guide for the operating room / Susan Sheets.
RD32.3 S43 2015
Includes topics: aseptic techniques; surgical conscience; anatomy review; common insturments and setup... [2/20]
♦  When death becomes life: notes from a transplant surgeon / Joshua D. Mezrich.
RD120.75 .M49 2019
A history of remarkable breakthroughs intermixed with stories of
transplant patients. [2/20]
♦  Zollinger’s atlas of surgical operations / Robert M. Zollinger Jr.,
E. Christopher Ellison. 9th ed.
Ref. RD41 .Z65 2011 [2/20]


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Suggested titles
if listed below as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  AORN Journal  (in Library  1992 - present)
♦  Outpatient Surgery (in Library 
2009 - present)
♦  The Surgical Technologist
(in Library
 1995 - present)                                                                    


Listed are highlighted sources, not a complete listing of available media.

♦  Concepts of scrubbing, gowning, and gloving [videorecording] / presented by Ciné-Med and AORN.                                                       
Media (VHS) RD91 .C66 2006
This video demonstrates the aseptic practices during scrubbing, gowning and gloving for operating room personnel. It covers: the surgical hand scrub procedure including a discussion of new brushless and waterless scrub techniques; techniques for gowning and gloving; the steps for assisted gowning and gloving; a review of the gown and glove sterile areas; and the procedure for safely removing gown and gloves. [12/15]
 The perioperative environment [videorecording] /
presented by Cine-Med and AORN.
Media (VHS) RD32.3 .P37 2007
This video discusses the history of periooperative nursing; nursing roles and responsibilities; an overview of the perioperative suite; and other members of the
surgical team.
♦  Perioperative nursing video library. Collection 5, Sterilization and disinfection / produced and distributed by Ciné-Med ; AORN.   [8/15]
Media (DVD) RD91 .P37 2013

This AORN DVD (Collection 5) includes:
♦  Sterilization in the perioperative setting (2010)  
Introduces the processes involved in cleaning, decontamination, sterilization, and disinfection of instruments and supplies to help perioperative nurses understand the criteria to determine whether an item is safe for use.
♦  Surgical instrumentation: use, care, and handling (2013) 
Provides information to perioperative staff members on the use, care and handling of all surgical instruments including minimally invasive, powered and endoscopic instruments. 
♦  Powered surgical instruments: components of safe care and handling (2013)
Explains various types of powered surgical instruments, their uses, basic components of their systems, and requirements for care and handling. 

♦  Surgical draping: principles and practice [videorecording] /
presented by Ciné-Med and AORN. 
Media (VHS) RD32.5 .S88 2005
This video reviews general principles of draping and includes a discussion of draping materials; demonstrations of draping the abdomen, an extremity, and the perineum; draping of equipment; removal of drapes; and application of wound dressings. [12/15]

Last updated 022020/ JAU