Cell Phones in the OR - page 2

How do you guys deal with pagers/cell phones in the OR? Our residents/fellows used to have pagers and it's in our unwritten policy manual to answer their pagers for them. Fine, I can deal with... Read More

  1. by   CHATSDALE
    `I don't know what happen after i was put to sleep but when i was in the or prior to day-surgery it seemed like every one in the or had a cell phone...mostly personal calls..one i recall was a nurse saying when she would be available to work extra shifts..one guy was arguing with his girl friend about how she had treated him at the Christmas dinner the day before...there were at least 6 or 7 phones in use at the time lucklily i came out in one piece
  2. by   sunnyjohn
    Cell phones may not be hazardous, but all that ringing is a pain in the tookus...

    Then again maybe the ringing may make me hazardous to the ringees health....lol