After a busy day yesterday our night shift nurse Steph tackles kit preparation.
Overnight, all instruments and implants will be washed, dried, packaged for sterilisation and autoclaved ready for use again in the morning. This photo shows part of that process, with about half of the equipment used that day.
It’s a behind-the-scenes task, but a vital one that ensures we have immediate access to all the surgery equipment we need at the hospital.
Otto recovers from bilateral elbow coronoidectomy and PAUL procedures (Proximal Abducting Ulnar Osteotomies)
TJ had bilateral TPLO surgery after rupturing his cranial cruciate ligaments in both knees
Used to treat hip dysplasia in a 6 month old spaniel