Definition of Operative field
1. Noun. The area that is open during surgery.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Operative Field
Literary usage of Operative field
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"... by the very tips of the fingers -nd at a depth of about three inches; moreover, there was sufficient hemorrhage to entirely obscure the operative field. ..."
2. West Virginia Medical Journal by West Virginia State Medical Association (1907)
"... away the muscles so as to leave the front of the thyroid cartilage bare, the following presented Itself In the operative field. As illustrated in Fig. ..."
3. Preparatory and After Treatment in Operative Cases by Herman A. Haubold (1910)
"ISOLATION OF operative field The sterile isolation of the operative field is accomplished by placing over either leg and leg-holder roomy leg-covers made of ..."
4. The Surgery of the Ear by Samuel Joseph Kopetzky (1908)
"... Operation—operative field—The Operative Procedure on the Infant and Young Child—Radical Mastoid Operation Modified so as to Retain the Ossicles in Situ— ..."
5. Surgical Operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusder (1912)
"This exteriorization of the operative field becomes most essential in those ... Walling-off of the operative field.—We limit the operative field with gauze ..."
6. Brain Abscess: Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic by Wells Phillips Eagleton (1922)
"... the head is covered with gauze, the operative field being left exposed and surrounded by toweling pinned to the scalp, a wall of toweling being erected ..."