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Operating theatre practice 

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Theatre preparation: heating, lighting, and humidity 272

Cleaning of the operating theatre 274

The management of surgical equipment 275

Correct site surgery 276

Maintaining a sterile field 278

Scrubbing up 280

Draping of the patient 282

Role of circulating practitioner 284

Opening of sterile packs ...

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