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13:49 Nov 7, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: circulating nurse
Concerns duties to be performed by a circulating nurse and a scrub nurse.
Jacques Benbassat

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naSpringer; OP-Springerxxxzeitgeist



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Springer; OP-Springer

According to my personal glossary. I believe I originally got this from the horse's mouth - a German OP-Schwester.

The "Springer" is the non-sterile nurse who gets stuff and reaches it to the sterile staff, i.e the surgeon and the nurse assisting the surgeon.

The sterile nurse is called the "OP-Schwester"

    Personal glossary; Altavista brings up several entries for OP-Springer
PRO pts in pair: 17

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