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JC and head cover


So the mock surveyors have decided that no hair whatsoever nor ears may be left uncovered in the OR. One nearly burst a hemorrhoid when I asked if I needed to tape over my eyebrows.

Utter BS.

When I pointed out that patients come to the OR beards and all without so much as a mask and many remain in that state of uncoverage for the duration of surgery, even total joint surgery, I got the "well, it's the patient's germs" in return.

I give up.

I like your recommendation of tape on the eyebrows... maybe that will gain traction there and become a policy...


Good luck dealing with that group of individuals.

Rose_Queen, BSN, MSN, RN

Specializes in OR, education. Has 16 years experience.

Nah, instead of tape over the eyebrows, everyone will have to wear the hoods/spacesuits that are worn for total joints. Of course, then all patients will need to be anesthetized in the preop area because the getups would freak them out.



Specializes in CCU/ICU, CVICU, CTICU, CSU. Has 15 years experience.

Like I always say... THOSE WHO CAN'T DO... CARRY A CLIPBOARD!:wtf: