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I said I don't have one, doctor," Scrub Nurse repeated in an emphatic tone.
It was also common to have at least one of each of the following staff members: scrub nurse, circulating nurse, and anesthesiologist.
At the same time, a robotic scrub nurse represents a potential new tool that might improve operating-room efficiency, said Wachs.
The surgery flowed like a 90-minute choreographed dance with the scrub nurse handing the surgeon the next instrument before being asked.
The surgery flowed like a 90-minute choreographed dance, with the scrub nurse handing the surgeon the next instrument before being asked.
I suppose you could say I'm a bit of a scrubber as I play a scrub nurse who has to be extremely flirty with one of the new doctors - it was great fun
It was not unusual during a major operation for my scrub nurse to tell me ``I'm sorry, there are no more sutures.
As the patient's chest was being closed, the scrub nurse would count the used instruments out loud and show them to Nurse Allen.
The scrub nurse verified the count of sponges used and removed from the incision, but she made a mistake and one of the sponges remained.
I had one eye on the operation and one eye on the way the people in the theatre inter-acted, from the surgeon to the scrub nurse.
As he describes it, it was all aseptic and clinical: "She was put under anesthesia in the operating room of a major teaching hospital; I scrubbed my hands, gowned and gloved, chatted briefly with the scrub nurse, sat down on a little metal stool"-and so he describes, in the most matter-of-fact way, how he changed from one instrument to another until the suction was turned on, the procedure was finished, and he examined the shards of tissue to assure himself that nothing had been left behind.