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English translation: (first) circulating nurse

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Italian term or phrase:primo circolante
English translation:(first) circulating nurse
Entered by: giorgioten
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07:24 Sep 22, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Operation room
Italian term or phrase: primo circolante
In chart for medical assistants in the operation room during an operation.
"........
1° CIRCOLANTE
2° CIRCOLANTE
........"
Would these two persons be nurses of some sort?
giorgioten
Italy
Local time: 11:28
(first) circulating nurse
Explanation:
in Italian it is also called "infermiera di sala"

The "circulating" nurse is responsible for patient safety during the surgical procedure. The circulating nurse coordinates care of the patient with the surgeon, scrub nurse/tech, and anesthesia provider. The circulating nurse also provides assistance to the surgical team throughout the surgical procedure.
https://vic.pvhs.org/portal/page?_pageid=333,427510&_dad=por...

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Note added at 18 minute (2007-09-22 07:42:52 GMT)
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The circulating nurse does not directly contact the sterile field.

· Supplies for sterile team members reach them by means of the circulating nurse opening the wrappers on sterile packages.

http://www.lhsc.on.ca/resptherapy/students/orient/sterile.ht...
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Mihaela Petrican
Italy
Local time: 11:28
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for exhaustive explanation, Doc.
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(first) circulating nurse


Explanation:
in Italian it is also called "infermiera di sala"

The "circulating" nurse is responsible for patient safety during the surgical procedure. The circulating nurse coordinates care of the patient with the surgeon, scrub nurse/tech, and anesthesia provider. The circulating nurse also provides assistance to the surgical team throughout the surgical procedure.
https://vic.pvhs.org/portal/page?_pageid=333,427510&_dad=por...

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Note added at 18 minute (2007-09-22 07:42:52 GMT)
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The circulating nurse does not directly contact the sterile field.

· Supplies for sterile team members reach them by means of the circulating nurse opening the wrappers on sterile packages.

http://www.lhsc.on.ca/resptherapy/students/orient/sterile.ht...

Mihaela Petrican
Italy
Local time: 11:28
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in category: 1138
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Thanks a lot for exhaustive explanation, Doc.
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