scrub nurse


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scrub nurse

n.
A specially trained nurse who directly assists a surgeon during an operation.
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Noun1.scrub nurse - a nurse who helps a surgeon prepare for surgeryscrub nurse - a nurse who helps a surgeon prepare for surgery
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
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Mary said she spoke to scrub nurse Gladys Wanjala and nurse Esther Muchiri who was in charge of the floor.
Lily, 79, of Robroyston in Glasgow, received the BEM in recognition of her services to Clydebank's Golden Jubilee Hospital, where she still works as a theatre scrub nurse.
Myra Byron, a theatre scrub nurse at University Hospital Llandough (UHL), was praised for her amazing attitude to the job and her wonderful care of patients.
Everybody's responsible for making sure the count is correct, including the scrub nurse, the circulating nurse, the surgeon.
Surgeon Asif Shah told the inquest at Newcastle Civic Centre that he handed one of the valves to a scrub nurse, ready for him to re-fit it.
This rare event meant he needed to remove the aortic valve he had inserted, and he told the inquest he handed it to a scrub nurse, ready for him to re-fit it.
It found he had shown regret at not being able to apologise to those affected, and had positive character references from the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, where he has since worked as a scrub nurse.
Outbreak of Sternal surgical site infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa traced to a scrub nurse with onychomycosis.
In the breakout sessions we were spoilt for choices: exploring hospitals' initiatives in attracting and retaining staff, multi-disciplinary handovers, nursing leadership concepts, and the non-technical skills of the scrub nurse in practice.
Mark Quealy, scrub nurse, discovers a historical coincidence--his grandfather worked in a WWI wound dressing station.
The whistleblower said:"While the staff were preparing a patient for heart surgery in one of the theatres, this patient suffered a cardiac arrest so normal procedures were followed, the arrest alarm was activated and, while the doctor and nurses were working on the patient, the scrub nurse was sent to see why there was no response to the arrest alarm.