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Chapter-08 Operation Theater Nursing

BOOK TITLE: Clinical Record Book of Medical-Surgical Nursing

Author
ISBN
9789352702565
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14252_9
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
16
Author Affiliations
Chapter keywords
Operation theater nursing, asepsis, theater technique, sterilization, operation theater instrument, cutting instrument, grasping instrument, clamping instrument, exposing instrument

Abstract

This chapter discusses operation theater nursing. This chapter is divided into two sections. An operation theater provides a place where surgical procedures are undertaken with maximum safety for the patient. It is a complex engineering to provide power for lighting, ventilation, working machines and meeting many more demands that are essential for the care of the patient. The spectrum of surgical procedure is vast and each procedure has its own instrumentation requirements. It is essential for operation theater nurse that she must be familiar with hundreds of instruments— nomenclature, usage, care, and sterilization technique. This section on surgical instruments will help all students to identify the commonly used instruments and the operations in which they are used.

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