operating room

noun

US
: a room in a hospital where operations are done

Examples of operating room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But at the hospital, she was told his case was hopeless; the operating room was already overwhelmed. Gaya Gupta, New York Times, 30 Jan. 2024 As a hand surgeon, my mindset has guided me successfully for more than three decades in the operating room. Dr. Eric George, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 Someone listed the wrong leg on the board in the operating room, the surgery schedule, and the computer system. Discover Magazine, 28 Nov. 2023 An Unexpected Discovery The following day, the man was rolled into the operating room, where the incisions were made and instruments set into place. Lisa Sanders, M.d., New York Times, 10 Jan. 2024 While Patel said the hospital staffed the operating room similarly to a traditional twin pregnancy, more nurses than usual monitored each uterus. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 26 Dec. 2023 Over the next decade, Dr. Youn split his time between the operating room and TV studios, serving as a medical expert on shows such as The Rachael Ray Show and The Doctors. Jolene Edgar, Allure, 15 Nov. 2023 King said the hospital took about six patients with gunshot wounds to the operating room after the shootings and that most of them were still being treated as of Friday morning. Analisa Novak, CBS News, 27 Oct. 2023 Patricia was alone in the operating room, having been estranged from her relatives and pregnant with a White man’s baby. Emily Weaver, Peoplemag, 20 Dec. 2023 See More

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“Operating room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/operating%20room. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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