Series VPRS 15633
Theatre Register, Private
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Date Range: Series By 1971 - ? 2002
  Series in Custody 1971 - 2002
  Contents 1971 - 2002
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1971 - 2002 Mercy Hospital for Women (known as Mercy Maternity Hospital 1971 to 1991) VA 1238
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1971 - cont Mercy Hospital for Women (known as Mercy Maternity Hospital 1971 to 1991) VA 1238
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  • How to use the Records
    Refer to the Consignment Details to identify the register for the appropriate year. To access an entry, the user should know the date of the operation.

  • Function / Content
    This series was created to list in date and time order each operation carried out in a hospital 's operating theatre.

    Information recorded includes date and time of procedure, patients name, record number, sex, age, diagnosis and operation performed, names of surgeon, assistant surgeon, anasthetic administered, unfavourable indications for anaesthetic or any other complications, special measures or procedures, and theatre sister's name.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The registers were arranged chronologically by date range covered. Date range is stamped on the spine of each register.

    Entries were made in chronological order by date of operation. Entries were numbered through a sequential numbering system or annual single numbering system at different time period.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1971 - 2002 Closed 7
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