Fact 11 – Where should the Return Electrode pad NOT be placed?

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Disposable Return Electrode pad SHOULD NOT be placed over:

  • Bony prominence
  • Implanted metal prosthesis
  • Areas distal to a tourniquet
  • Scar tissue
  • Hairy surfaces
  • Pressure areas/ points

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A Almofada de Aterramento cirúrgica não deve ser colocada sobre:

– Proeminências ósseas

– Implantes metálicos

– Área distal ao torniquete

– Tecido cicatrizado

– Superfície peluda

– Áreas ou pontos de pressão

 

References/Referências:

GOSH NHS – Surgical Diathermy

Criscitelli EdD RN, Theresa. Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell: Volume 1 (p. 135). Springer Publishing Company. Kindle Edition.

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