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Central Sterile Processing Distribution Technician: Books

This guide is a starting point for locating CSP-related books, videos, journal articles, and websites.
Use the menu on the right to research, locate, evaluate and cite resources.

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Want to contact your Nursing & Health Sciences Librarian or set up a virtual or F2F appointment with her? Email Debra Smith: smithkak@cod.edu

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Use our catalog to find books, videos, and other resources in our collections.

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Catalog Search Tips

When searching the Library catalog, here are some tips:

  • Enter the title of a book (if you know it) putting the title in quotes
  • Search by subject or keywords if you don't know a specific title
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Subject Searching

Try these subjects to browse the General and Reference Collections

asepsis
bloodborne infections prevention
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (United States)
medical instruments and apparatus
sterilization
surgical instruments and apparatus

 

Call Number Ranges

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

Also look for e-books and streaming media.

RD91 Asepsis
R123 Medical Terminology
RA642 Bloodborne Pathogens
R728 HIPAA

 

Reference Sources

Reference materials are well indexed, up-to-date, concise, and highly credible. They provide overviews, definitions, specific information (such as causes & symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prognosis, etc) or addresses. Types of reference books include: directories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, basic health books (describing diseases and conditions), and drug resources.

Electronic Reference

Physical Reference

Conn's Current Therapy REF RM101 .C87

Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment REF RC71 .A14

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary REF R 121.D73 (Ready Reference--located at our reference desks)

Goldman's Cecil Medicine REF RC46 .C423

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine REF RC46 .H333

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