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sterile field

[′ster·əl ′fēld]
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Sterile packaging of relevant pieces can also be utilized to isolate the machinery from the sterile field.
No, but if we can do a better job of removing airborne contaminants from the sterile field, then one piece of the puzzle has been addressed in a collective effort to improve overall contaminant control in ORs.
One should not--touch or pass sterile field unnecessarily / repeatedly lean over sterile field pass between sterile fields
If sterile field is contaminated, RN to state "I need a moment, I have a question"
Aimed at new nursing graduates and nurses considering the critical care area, the book covers basic assessment and procedural skills, medications, intravenous (IV) therapy, nutrition, wound care, sterile field set-up, and patient preparation.
The sterile field around a patient is small, and it requires sterile clothing," explained John Haven, director of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the university in Gainesville, Fla.
At the start of the operation the neck is prepped and a separate sterile field with the requisite instruments is prepared so that SMI can be completed and the airway secured before turning the OR table away from the anesthesiologist.
and Carbon Design Group, Seattle, is designed to keep the drainage tube open without breaking the sterile field.
There is no air conditioning or running water, and we learned right away that the concept of a sterile field is impossible--we think in terms of "less filthy field," rather than "sterile field.
Working with material at arm's length, using a hood to protect the sterile field around specimens, was a cumbersome but valuable experience, she said.
He had no way of knowing what, if any, acts of negligence in ensuring a sterile field were or were not performed by either doctor, nurses or other staff members.
Sometimes there were problems fitting the bags into cars and the absence of dedicated equipment created problems, such as difficulty in creating a vital sterile field for home treatment.