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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In an effort to improve Operating Theatre performance the Health Board have identified a number of PMO managed projects one of which is The Theatre Efficiency Programme.
THE North East's first operating theatre dedicated to treating people with vascular disease, one of the UK's biggest killers, has opened.
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.
We have programmed the work so we always have one room of kennels and at least one operating theatre available throughout the period but are restricting routine procedures this week.
There are plans for four operating theatres to be built above the ED to link with the current main operating theatre.
First, in the absence of good evidence on which to base a decision, the only guaranteed safe course of action for the student would be to not attend the 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).
John Black, president of the Royal College of Surgeons, said: "Many surgeons, including myself, use background music in the operating theatre to create a calmer atmosphere.
NURSES at an award-winning pounds 100million hospital are getting injured pushing open operating theatre doors.
Julie McAdam, a 43-year-old student in operating theatre practice from Stockton, said: "They should pay it back.

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