218 SUTURE REMOVAL

may set up in Room 10 between cases

updated April 10, 2008

 

OPERATIVE TIME

15 minutes

USUAL LOCATION(S)

Pres Day or Main, In MAIN OR, will set up room 10 and do between cases

FREQUENCY

20/year

ASSISTANT

no

ICD9 CODE:

749.21 CLEFT LIP & PALATE, UNILATERAL, COMPLETE

749.23 LIP & PALATE, BILATERAL, COMPLETE

CPT CODE(S):

15850 SUTURE REMOVAL

 

ANESTHESIA NOTES

Mask anesthesia only, no IV

PATIENT POSITION | SETUP

On table

TABLE POSITION

normal, lower foot of bed

ROOM SETUP

pre warm room and bed

 

PREP

saline

DRAPING

2 green towels, NO gowns

CAUTERY

none

SUCTION

none

 

SOLUTIONS | IRRIGATION

saline in medicine cup

NEEDLES | SYRINGES

none

LOCAL ANESTHETIC

none

MEDICATIONS

Bacitracin ointment - small dab

 

SETS TO OPEN

Fine suture removal set

INSTRUMENTS USED (ON MAYO STAND)

     FORCEPS

fine smooth angled forceps p-4136

     SCISSORS

fine scissors padgett p-4648

 

STERILE SUPPLIES

none

SPONGES

small cotton tip applicators, 4x4 dressing sponges

DRAINS

none

DRESSINGS

none

POSTOPERATIVE

crib

NOTES

 

 

COMMENTS

may set up in Room 10, between cases

DATE MODIFIED

Jan 2006, April 2008