Figure 3-10. The circulator pouring solutions.
NOTE: The circulator holds the bottle about 12 inches above the basin while standing at
arm's length from the sterile setup.
(6) Do not recap the bottle. Discard the excess solution remaining in the
c. Assist the scrub with the Mayo cover. The procedures for draping the Mayo
stand are described in detail under the duties of the scrub.
OPENING SMALL ITEMS
Open sutures onto back table.
b. Open and flip into basin, or hand to scrub, such items as the lap tapes, the
4 x 8 inch sponges, the stick sponges, the suction tubing, the medicine glass, and the
emesis basin (see Figure 3-11).
Open and give scrub the surgeon's gown and gloves.
Open and hand off the knife blades.
Figure 3-11 The circulator "flipping" supplies onto the back table.