ABSTRACT: A well-designed surgical suite should provide a safe environment for patients and personnel, by reducing the number of microorganisms introduced into the surgical field and the operating suite. This, in combination with evidence-based protocols, will minimize the possibility of surgical-site infections.


Catherine Lane FdSc REVN

Catherine graduated from Hartpury College in 2012 after gaining the Equine Veterinary Nursing Science Degree; she also qualified as an equine artificial insemination technician in 2012. She works at Western Counties Equine Hospital, Devon, where she is the head nurse. She is currently working towards the Higher Education Clinical Veterinary Nursing Diploma at Myerscough College.

Keywords: Implementation, Clinical, Equine 

To cite this article: Veterinary Nursing Journal • VOL 30 • August 2015 • pp232-235

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