Lange Q&A Surgical Technology Examination, Sixth Edition

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April 23, 2012


Mixed media product, 339 pages

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0071745769 / 9780071745765


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More than 1,700 Q&As provide the most complete review available for the surgical technology certification exam

Includes companion CD-ROM

LANGE Q&A: Surgical Technology Examination, 6e delivers 1,700 Q&As covering topics found on the national certification examination. The book includes detailed answer explanations and covers all major areas of surgical technology curriculum. The Sixth Edition has been updated to cover the latest surgical techniques, instruments and procedures.


  • Companion CD-ROM enables you to customize your exams and keep track of your scores
  • Organized into six core sections: Fundamental Knowledge, Infection Control, Concpets of Patient Care, Preoperative Preparation, Intraoperative and Postoperative Procedures, and Technology in the Operating Room
  • NEW chapters on robotics and endoscopic surgery
  • Update your surgical know-how with the latest information on specific procedures such as orthpedics, plastic surgery, and emergency procedures
  • NEW instrument chapter with more than 60 photos
  • Great for use during coursework and for intensive exam preparation

Table of contents

Section 1 Fundamental Knowledge
1.Medical Terminology
2.Anatomy and Physiology
4.Pharmacology and Anesthesia

Section 2 Infection Control 5.Aseptic Technique
6.Sterilization and Disinfection
7.Operating Room Environment

Section 3 Concepts of Patient Care
8.Transportation and Positioning
10.Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
11.Medical, Ethical, and Legal Responsibilities
12.Occupational Hazards

Section 4 Preoperative Preparation
14.Skin Preparation and Draping
16.Equipment and Supplies
17.Counts and Specimens
18.Sutures and Drains

Section 5 Intraoperative and Postoperative Procedures
19.General Surgery
20.Obstetrics and Gynecology
23.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
24.Genitourinary Surgery
25.Thoracic Surgery
26.Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Surgery
27.Orthopedic Surgery
29.Pediatric Surgery
30.Emergency Procedures

Section 6 Technology in the Operating Room
32.Surgical Applications of Electricity
33.Physics and Medicine
34.Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)
35.Surgical Robots

Author comments

Carolan Sherman, RN, BSN, CST is the director of the surgical technologist program at Bergan Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. The program at Bergen is the only one in its state to be nationally accredited. She was personally recommended by Nancy Allmersm, who is the outgoing author from multiple previous editions.

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