840. Surgery

Definition

A room used for surgery.

Description

Included in this category are major and minor surgery rooms, delivery rooms and special procedures operating rooms (e.g., OB-GYN, ophthalmic operating rooms). These rooms are typically equipped with operating room tables, sterile lights, anesthesia machines and various types of monitoring equipment. Also includes rooms in veterinary facilities typically referred to as large animal surgery, small animal (includes poultry) surgery, bovine surgery, bull surgery, etc. Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2006). Postsecondary Education Facilities