Clinical Pocket Reference Operating Department Practice Second Edition

ISBN: 978-1-908725-01-1




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  • Established handbook for the ODP profession
  • Provides key data and information to support the ODP in all aspects of daily practice
  • Structured to follow the main stages of an operation, covers admission, anaesthesia, surgery and recovery
  • New edition incorporates latest developments in practice and research
  • Fully referenced

Provides student/trainee ODP with an ideal support for learning and placements.

Enables practitioners to refresh their knowledge.

Reviews of the second edition:

“Overall a really useful text for both qualified and student practitioners. It is clearly well researched and the information is contemporary and accurate. The authors are all experienced practitioners and this is reflected in the quality of the information provided in this text. I would recommend this text for all practitioners and students working in the perioperative environment.”

Journal of Perioperative Practice

Reviews from previous edition:

“…This book is an excellent aide-memoire of data that is invaluable to the student operating department practitioner… The aid has potential… to become the practical companion for day-to-day clinical practice.”

Journal of Perioperative Practice

“…this book is an invaluable reference tool for all practitioners within the operating department.”

College of Operating Department Practitioners

“…this book is a valuable aid for students and qualified practitioners… it is well researched and covers many important topics which are fundamental to perioperative practice… I highly recommend this book to all clinical staff, and those undergoing preregistration and postregistration education.”

Journal of Operating Department Practice

Additional information


N Conway, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, PR Ong, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, M Bowers, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, N Grimmett, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK






Spiral bound, laminated, 60pp; charts, tables & line drawings; 160x84mm