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Surgical Tech


This research guide will help you find books, ebooks, articles, audio-visuals and professional and educational web sites  related to Surgical Technology.

Please note this is only for research and educational purposes and not meant for medical advice.

Search tips: Use phrases that link: diagnostic tools AND (surgery OR surgical procedure), operating room AND current events, surgical technology AND (roles OR responsibilities).

Keywords to use

To find resources in surgical technology, you can use these keywords:

  • Asepsis
  • Antisepsis
  • Disinfection
  • Infection Control
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Operating room equipment
  • Pathogenic organisms
  • Perioperative
  • Postoperative
  • Preoperative
  • Standard Precautions
  • Sterilization
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Surgical Site Infection
  • Wound Classification

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Starting your research

Articles from our online databases provide you with the most recent, scholarly, peer-reviewed and researched information from journals, magazines and reports in health science. 

Use books to get the detailed and historical data and background information on your topic.

Reference books
Use reference books like dictionaries and encyclopedias to get the basic ideas and the exact definition on a topic. 

Web Sites
The web can be a great source of digital information hub if you select the right sources. Try using government and educational sites for scholarly  resources. Also try genuine primary information provided by professional organizations. Check out the sites we have added on the page named Web Sites of this guide.