pre-op time

pre-op time

Surgery The time required for readying the Pt and the OR for surgery Activities Cleanup from prior case, pulling supplies for next case, checking equipment, suction, cauterization, camera, light bulbs etc, readying Pt for OR–eg, review of vital signs, Hx, physical examination, signed consent, preanesthesia.
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