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Useful Web Sites for Operating Department Practice

You may also find the following web sites useful:

PDH ODP swot site
Has been produced by operating department practitioners at Peterborough District Hospital. The information contained would be useful to staff working in operating or anaesthetic departments and students undertaking relevant courses. Information, often with diagrams and explanatory notes, is available about pin index (gas bottle system), laryngoscopes, anaesthesia circuits, intubation grades, history of anaesthesia, glasgow coma score and more.

American Association of Nurse Anaesthetics (AANA)
Represents more than 28,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anaesthetists (CRNA's) in the USA. Provides information for both patients and professionals about anaesthesia techniques and the role of nurse anaesthetists.

This discussion list is for perioperative, operating room or theatre nurses. To subscribe send an e-mail to with the message: subscribe periop then enter your name.

Internet for allied health professions 
Tutorial for allied health professions on using the Internet to find information.