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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae
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What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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The surgeon may also be held 'jointly and severally liable' if the surgeon knew, or ought to have known, that the anaesthetist had not told the circulating nurse that the throat pack had been removed, and did not check whether the pack had been removed.
An example of the latter is a level 3 inspection where a circulating nurse discovers the needle and sponge count is off but may or may not be heard or comprehended by the operating surgeon.
When the circulating nurse notifies the charge nurse of the pending completion of the case, he or she notifies the charge nurse of the cleaning status of the room.
In the operating room (OR) the circulating nurse positions the child in a supine position on the OR bed with the head on a padded ring.
The post-surgical gloves of a vascular team were collected from each team member by the circulating nurse in the operating room.
The surgical team will never have to request circulating nurse or radiology technician assistance again when they utilize BDV Gesture Control.
The circulating nurse filled out an incident report immediately following the surgery, noting the missing needle tip.
After nursing school, Henderson joined the NMMC staff as a circulating nurse in surgery.
However, they argued that the failure to give the antibiotic was caused by the negligence of the circulating nurse, RN Janet Wilcox.
The other innovative thing we did in the ORs was to position the circulating nurse, who traditionally faces the wall, behind a custom kidney-shaped table that actually pivots on the wall, allowing the nurse to see the field and have all of the technology in front, as well as the technology cabinet behind.
This will often be a circulating nurse, but it can be any clinician or health care professional participating in the operation.
Have you ever asked the circulating nurse to go find a camera so you can document an unusual finding and been disappointed to learn that the camera is broken or out of film?