Quote from shodobe
It sounds by your comment the circ really isn't that involved in the counts and if that is your way it is wrong.
No, I don't work in a third world country. The circulator and scrub person both have to look at the items being counted.
If you're okay with the scrub person throwing off items instead of counting them, why not have him throw off everything? He can give you all his raytecs, laps, needles, peanuts, and instruments so you can count everything as he watches. You can use your foot to hold the count sheets.
ONCE AGAIN, I have no problem with counting used raytecs that have been thrown off one at a time during the case. I DO have a problem with the scrub person throwing off 9 unused raytecs simultaneously at the same moment that he tells me that he is ready to count.