When the surgeon is ready to close the peritoneum, a sponge count is taken.
You (the scrub) will report this count to:
The registered nurse.
The operating room supervisor.
A thin membranous lining of the abdominal cavity beneath the posterior fascia is
known as the __________________________________________________ .
During an operation you (the circulator) are replaced by another circulator.
What should you do before leaving the operating room?
Brief the surgeon.
Remove all waste material.
Ground yourself by touching the operating room table.
Brief the new circulator on what is taking place and count the sponges.
What size blade and knife handle are used for the primary incision in a
When a member of the surgical team observes a break in aseptic technique,
what should he do?