[Surgical devices]

Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2011 Feb;112(1):27-46. doi: 10.1016/j.stomax.2010.08.001. Epub 2011 Jan 28.
[Article in French]


Surgical devices mean the whole surgical department i.e., working space, useful tools for its good process and respect of its rules for the users. That working space obeys to strict rules relating to its conception, its building or the behaviour of people in that space. Working tools (furniture, material and surgical tools) have to respect requirements of the surgical team and the patients. The local rules respect will warrant optimal quality and efficiency. We will successively present architectural imperative rules and will detail arrangement of the surgeons preparing room and the real surgical space.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Dental Instruments
  • Disease Transmission, Infectious / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Medical Waste Disposal
  • Operating Rooms*
  • Risk Management
  • Surgery, Oral*
  • Surgical Equipment*


  • Medical Waste Disposal