Root Operations of Common OR Procedures

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‚ÄčListed below are some of the most common Operating Room (OR) procedures performed in 2013. Can you determine which root operation each procedure falls under? Answers will be posted on Monday, May 5th.

1. Tracheostomy, temporary (cricothyroidotomy)

2. Insertion, intercostal drainage catheter

3. Laparotomy, exploratory

4. Ventilation, continuous mechanical, <96 consecutive hours

5. Splenectomy, total