This OSCE guide describes how to put on a sterile surgical gown in the operating theatre setting (also known as surgical gowning).
This OSCE guide describes how to put on sterile surgical gloves in the operating theatre setting (also known as surgical gloving technique).
This guide will take you through the important considerations when scrubbing for theatre, including scrubbing, gowning and gloving, with included step-by-step images and a video demonstration.
A guide to performing horizontal mattress sutures, including step-by-step images and a video demonstration of the procedure.
This guide demonstrates how to perform a vertical mattress suture, including step-by-step images and a video of the procedure.
This is an introduction to basic suturing skills. Here we discuss the equipment required, principles of wound management and the technique you should adopt for performing a simple interrupted suture.
Expert tips on how to survive, and possibly even enjoy, a day in the operating theatre – everything you always wanted to know but were too scared to ask!
A guide to the different types of suture materials available and in what circumstances each should be used.