The Guide Page 65: Asceptic Technique For Survival Surgery

From the Guide: 
“General principles of aseptic technique should be followed for all survival surgical procedures (ACLAM 2001).”

“Regardless of the species, aseptic technique includes preparation of the patient, such as hair or feather removal and disinfection of the operative site . . .; preparation of the surgeon, such as the provision of appropriate surgical attire, face masks, and sterile surgical gloves . . .; sterilization of instruments, supplies, and implanted materials . . .; and the use of operative techniques to reduce the likelihood of infection”