SECTION .1100 ‑ SURGICAL FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
10A NCAC 13C .1101 OPERATING SUITE
(a) Each operating suite shall be adequately equipped for the types of procedures to be performed.
(b) Each recovery area shall be adequately equipped for the proper care of post anesthesia recovery of surgical patients.
(c) The following equipment shall be available in the operating suite and recovery area:
(1) cardio‑pulmonary resuscitation drugs and intubation equipment,
(2) cardiac monitor,
(3) resuscitator including oxygen and suction equipment,
(4) suitable surgical instruments customarily available for the planned surgical procedure,
(5) defibrillator, and
(6) tracheostomy set.
History Note: Authority G.S. 131E‑149;
Eff. October 14, 1978.