Figure 2-3. Operating Room Schedule.
scrub arranges the sterile supplies and assumes responsibility for the sterility of the
items for use within the operative field both before and during the surgical procedure.
His routine tasks are to:
Check DD Form 1923, OR Schedule.
Perform a surgical scrub.
Put on sterile gown and gloves.
Check internal sterilization indicator controls.
Prepare prep set first.
Separate and arrange sterile basins.
Arrange linen on double-ring stand next to sterile basin.
Drape Mayo stand.
Arrange instruments and sterile supplies on back table and Mayo tray.