What regions of the body are considered sterile when properly scrubbed in for surgery?
Waist to nipples
Hands to 2 inches above the elbow
What size gloves do you wear in the OR?
7.5s on interior
7s on exterior
Surgery graspers without teeth (e.g., DeBakey pickups) are preferable for grabbing the skin so as not to cut the skin.
Surgery graspers with teeth (e.g., Adson, rat-tooths, etc.) are preferable for grabbing the skin.
"It is better to cut the skin than to crush it."
What do each of these letters mean in medical jargon when there is a line over each one?