UTILIZAREA BAII DE
scrub nurse places both hands inside the sterile drape pouch while the
circulating assistant inserts the water bath against the drape’s closed
water bath is now ready to be placed on a sterile table close to the
sterile water or saline into the bath. Fill the bath just over half
full. Remember to ensure that this amount of fluid is in the bath
during the procedure. Once more ensure there is no air between the bath
and the sterile drape.
Once fluid is in the bath, plug the
The water bath can now be
drape peel pouch and unfold the sterile drape onto a sterile table.
sterile drape pouch is turned inside out. The opening of the sterile
pouch remains around the power cable.
placing the draped water bath on the sterile table, make a depression
into which sterlile water or saline can be poured. Ensure that the
drape lines the bottom of the water bath and that no air is left
between the drape and the water bath basin. This is important to ensure
correct temperature of the sterlie fluid during procedure.