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Practical guide to small animal theatre practice


The efficient running of a veterinary operating theatre helps to ensure patient safety and welfare. Maintenance of hygiene and the provision of an aseptic environment are essential. This article discusses how the design of the rooms, the daily tasks and routines, and the behaviour of the team, can affect patient outcome and what team members can do individually, and as part of that team, to provide the best standard of care to their patients.

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