Guidelines for Safe Use of Hand Held Electronics in the OR


Hand-held devices pose a risk when used in the OR in proximity to the sterile field. Research studies confirm that these devices are contaminated at a high rate with pathogenic bacteria and organic material contamination.

Hand-held devices can be used in the OR in the following ways:

  • During intraoperative procedures.
  • For the purpose of taking pictures.
  • Participating in real time consultations.
  • Accessing patients' records.
  • and many more.

Discover all the precautions that should be in force within the sterile field with using hand-held electronics. 

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