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Perioperative Skills

Perioperative Skills

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Perioperative skills
Perioperative skills
By: Liezel A. Castillo
By: Liezel A. Castillo
Pre-operative preparation
Pre-operative preparation
\ue000Principles of sterile technique:
Principles of sterile technique:
\u2013Only sterile item are use in sterile field
Only sterile item are use in sterile field
\u2013Gown are considered sterile only from the
Gown are considered sterile only from the
waist to shoulder level in front and the
waist to shoulder level in front and the
sleeves
sleeves
*
*sterile person keep hands in sight and at or above waist
sterile person keep hands in sight and at or above waist
Level
Level
*hands are kept away from face ,elbow are kept close to sides ,
*hands are kept away from face ,elbow are kept close to sides ,
hands are never folded under arms
hands are never folded under arms
*changing table level is avoided
*changing table level is avoided
*items dropped below waist level are considered unsterile
*items dropped below waist level are considered unsterile
and must be discarded
and must be discarded
-tables are sterile only at the table level
-tables are sterile only at the table level
*only the top of the table with sterile drape is considered sterile ,
*only the top of the table with sterile drape is considered sterile ,
edges and drapes extending below the table are considered
edges and drapes extending below the table are considered
unsterile
unsterile
*anything falling or extending over table edge is unsterile
*anything falling or extending over table edge is unsterile
*in unfolding sterile drape, the part that drops below table surface
*in unfolding sterile drape, the part that drops below table surface
is not brought back to table level
is not brought back to table level
- person who are sterile touch only sterile items
- person who are sterile touch only sterile items
or areas
or areas
* sterile team members maintain contact with sterile fields by
* sterile team members maintain contact with sterile fields by
means of gown and gloves
means of gown and gloves
*nonsterile circulating nurse does not directly come into contact
*nonsterile circulating nurse does not directly come into contact
with the sterile field
with the sterile field

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