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Operating Department Practice A-Z / Edition 2

Operating Department Practice A-Z / Edition 2

by Tom Williams, Brian SmithTom Williams


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The role of the operating department practitioner has evolved considerably in recent years, and both trainee and practising ODPs need a practical, up-to-date resource on terminology and current practice. Each entry in the second edition of Operating Department Practice A-Z has been fully updated and contains both a short definition and a more detailed description of the term or procedure, with supporting information to give the reader a deeper understanding of the field. In addition, the book contains useful appendices on medical terminology and abbreviations, normal values, medical and scientific symbols, and a list of useful websites for further reference. Written by two of the UK's most experienced Operating Department Practice lecturers, Operating Department Practice A-Z, second edition provides practical, concise information for all peri-operative staff members.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521710213
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/20/2008
Series: Medicine
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Tom Williams has over thirty years experience as an operating department practitioner. He is currently a freelance clinical and teaching practitioner.

Brian Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Continuing Professional Development at the Edge Hill College of Higher Education, Liverpool.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Foreword A. A. Gilbertson; 1. Abbreviations; 2. Medical terms; 3. A-Z; Appendix 1. Signs and symbols; Appendix 2. Normal values; Appendix 3. Assessment and classification systems; Appendix 4. Useful websites; Appendix 5. Professional bodies and organizations.

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