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Surgical Technology

Use this guide to find and evaluate information and resources related to surgical technology.

Getting Started

Reference books are useful for finding a brief overview of a topic, or for definitions, drug information, and other quick facts. They may also reference additional related books, articles, documents, and other useful sources.

Most surgical and medical reference books are updated annually or every few years. Always make sure that you have the most recent information available.

Also keep in mind that some books are written for healthcare professionals and others for patients and health consumers.

Search Tips

Look for encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books with keyword searches in the library catalog by adding the term "encyclopedia" or "dictionary" to the keyword search.

Reference Books

Reference books include encyclopedias, dictionaries and other resources which provide a basic understanding or overview of topics, definitions or other kinds of data, usually in a brief format. The following encyclopedia is not specific for surgical technology information but does cover most aspects of health care and diseases and conditions:

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000