operating theatre


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operating theatre

n
(Surgery) a room in which surgical operations are performed
Usual US term: operating room
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Noun1.operating theatre - a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operationsoperating theatre - a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations; "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic"
hospital room - a room in a hospital for the care of patients
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At that time the world at large seemed to have a passion for appendicitis, and a good many cases came to the operating theatre for this complaint: the surgeon for whom Philip dressed was in friendly rivalry with a colleague as to which could remove an appendix in the shortest time and with the smallest incision.
Aidan goes to the operating theatre Running to get Eileen for help, the pair are worried when they discover that Billy has disappeared.
The results showed favourable operating theatre educational environment with the total score of 129.
Dubai: A new state-of-the-art laparoscopic operating theatre at Latifa Hospital will allow doctors to perform complicated surgeries with high precision enabling better results, faster recovery and better patient care outcome.
He said both the NHS bodies and Welsh Government need to act on the Auditor General's recommendations to ensure the best use is made of operating theatre resources.
One operating theatre has been closed at the Institute of Neurosciences at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus in Glasgow and only emergency surgery is being carried out due to the risk of infection.
The Board of Churchill Private Hospital has entered into a Heads of Agreement with the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) to construct a new operating theatre in Blenheim.
THE North-East's first operating theatre dedicated to treating people with vascular disease, one of the UK's biggest killers, has opened.
The operating table, on which the patient is placed for the surgical procedure, is one of the most crucial equipment used in the operating theatre.
Therefore, it is best to create traffic patterns that limit the movement of healthcare professionals, equipment and materials from outside the operating theatre department (Quick 2011).
There are plans for four operating theatres to be built above the ED to link with the current main operating theatre.
It is helpful to think of operating theatre utilisation from 3 aspects: Demand (number of patients, number of procedures); operating theatre (utilisation); and supply of beds (postoperatively).

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