Assisting at surgical operations : a practical guide by Comus Whalan

By Comus Whalan

This publication is a realistic guide for aiding at surgical operations. uncomplicated language and diagrams describe either the fundamental ideas of surgical helping, and complex innovations wanted within the surgical subspecialities. it's going to support scientific scholars, junior medical professionals and surgical technologists excel at helping at any surgical operation.

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What investigations? What other medical problems are there? In particular, are there any medical problems that may have an important effect on the surgery? For example, is the patient on warfarin? In an ideal world, you would read the case-notes as well as taking a thorough history and examining the patient yourself. Unfortunately, we live in a world that is often far from ideal, so you will often not have time to do this fully. Under these circumstances, it is probably better to spend more time with the patient, and only use the case-notes to clarify any points that your history and examination do not reveal.

Try to ensure you understand the key points about the patient, the pathology and the proposed operation. What is the disease? Where is it? What symptoms has the patient had? What examination findings? What complications? What investigations? What other medical problems are there? In particular, are there any medical problems that may have an important effect on the surgery? For example, is the patient on warfarin? In an ideal world, you would read the case-notes as well as taking a thorough history and examining the patient yourself.

2 When putting on surgical gloves, ensure the end of the glove reaches past the elasticated wrist-band, giving plenty of contact with the cloth part of the gown. 3 Where to rest your hands once scrubbed. A rectangle bounded by the mid-sternum, umbilicus and anterior axillary line. 44 ous. This is particularly so if the patient is a small child (see ‘paediatric surgery’, p. 145–6). If you think the patient would find your hands uncomfortable if he or she were awake, they should not be there while he or she is under anaesthetic.

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