The edge of the ground drape is folded before squaring off the incision. What is the rationale behind this procedure?
a. is neater
b. allows better purchase of the drape by the towel clamp
c. provides a double layer of protection against strike through
d. protects the incision from hypothermia
When a Mayo stand is placed over the surgical site, it is covered by a pillow case shaped drape. What is the rationale behind this procedure?a. protects against contamination from the underside of the Mayo stand
b. provides better protection against strike through
c. provides a better surface for instruments and surgical supplies
d. is neater because there are no drapes hanging from the edges
Why is all of the cuff covered when gloves are put on?
a. protects against contamination from the underside of the Mayo stand
b. protects the glove covering the lower arm from developing holes
c. keeps the free edge of the glove from rolling up exposing the wrist
d. the cuff of the gown is not an effective barrier to microorganisms and must be covere
Which of the antiseptic which best fits the description.
B. Povidone iodine