Full-color photographs and line illustrations showing... scrubbing, gowning and gloving instruments, equipment and supplies anatomy positioning and draping medications sutures Basic set up for a laparoscopic and an open procedure. Aseptic technique refresher. A variety of sutures, their basic materials, and uses. Prepping guidelines as well as a comparison of clipping and shaving. Procedures for basic draping, including AORN draping standards. Suggestions and tips on how to communicate effectively in the OR, including how to handle difficult events and people. Waterproof pages that let you keep track of surgeon's preferences at various clinical sites.