§11-95-30 - Surgical facilities

§11-95-30 Surgical facilities.

(a) Each operating room and surgical suite shall be appropriately equipped and supplied for the types of procedures to be performed.

(b) Each recovery area shall be appropriately equipped and supplied for the post-anesthetic recovery of surgical patients.

(c) The following equipment and supplies shall be available in all surgical and recovery areas:

(1) Cardiopulmonary resuscitative drugs and intubation equipment;

(2) Cardiac monitor;

(3) Appropriate oxygen and suction equipment;

(4) Defibrillator;

(5) Suitable anesthetic equipment customarily available for all planned anesthetic procedures;

(6) Thorocotomy set including a chest tube and a water seal bottle; and

(7) Tracheostomy set.

        [Eff March 3, 1986] (Auth: HRS §§321-9, 321-10) (Imp: HRS §321-10)

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