surgeon's assistant

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surgical assistant

A medically qualified doctor or allied health practitioner who helps in in exposure, haemostasis and visualisation of anatomic structures during a surgical procedure.
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In Nursing Role: Perioperative Nurse Surgeon's Assistant (PNSA).
National Association of Theatre Nurses 1994 The nurse as surgeon's assistant Harrogate, NATN
quickly detect such abuses as the surgeon's assistant using the patient's chest as an arm rest" (11).
Dulcie meets Jeremy when she escapes slavery and is hired as a surgeon's assistant in the same unit he serves in.