Scarborough Surgery Center (SSC)
Emergency Eye Case at SSC
Unexpected Blood Loss: Summary of Resources NEW
Eye Case Information
Robert Ascanio, Oct. 2007
This information is
intended primarily to assist those who do not regularly rotate to SSC, but
may be called there in the event of an emergency
-Best entry point for docs is
the side entry just across from the physician's parking lot.
-Entry to SSC requires ID badge
for all entry points inside and out of the facility.
-Locker rooms located on
-A spare blue bell key and
Anesthesia office key is located in the lock box mounted on the
side of the blue bell in OR room # 1. Lockbox
combo is (xxxx) (Same as combo to MMC Main Campus Anesthesia Office).
-Code carts and MH carts are
located in the core area.
-If you are here doing a case
after-hours or on weekends/holidays THERE IS NO CAFETERIA
SERVICE. Plan accordingly.
-Pyxis machines are in Pre-op
as well as OR rooms. You will have to set your Pyxis password
first (same as Maine Med) in order to access drugs in the pyxis machines here.
Blood Loss @ SSC; Summary of Resources NEW
Marjorie Humeniuk, October 2009
In case of unexpected large-volume blood loss in Day-Surgery cases at SSC, the following information may be helpful:
Emergency Laparotomy Case Cart:
-in the inner core across from room 9
-includes large bin filled with supplies for us.
-contains IV fluids, 2 hespan, bloodsets and supplies to start a large bore IV.
-also contains appropriate tubes for lab work such as coags, type & cross, and
-All of this is checked daily to avoid outdating
-list of contents that can be scanned quickly so you can see what's in there.
Pressors & Resuscitation Drugs:
-Emergency drips, such as dopamine and epinephrine can be found in the code cart.
-Plum pump tubing is with the drips.
-The fastest way to get a pump is to send someone to Pedi post op, there is one in every cubby.
Anesthesia Workroom: on the cart with the circuits, 2nd shelf from the top, front and center.
*high flow infusion sets for the warmer
*more hespan and bloodsets
Emergency Transfusion Protocol:
-currently being revised/condensed; for now:
-4 units of O D-negative RBCs stored in the NorDx refrigerator.
-If you need to use the uncrossmatched blood, the Blood Bank needs to be called directly at
662-2121, Do not call NorDx.
-an order must be placed in the hospital computer system, ASAP.
-specimen needs to be collected and sent to the Blood Bank ASAP.
-the blood will be released immediately regardless of the specimen
-the NorDx courier will deliver the blood
-STAT ABGs, Coag panels must be sent to Bramhall by courier.