Table 3

Data extraction form for individual recommendations per record—part 1

Guideline ID: (author_year)or(institute_city_country)
Guideline title:
Reviewed by:
#. TopicSub-topic (Reported, Y/N)Quote from guidelineReferences to primary research
1. Facility/room□ No specific recommendation
□ Dedicated operating area/room
□ Separate preparation area/room
□ other ________
2. Equipment□ Magnification (Microscope, Magnifying glasses?)
□ Dedicated instruments
□ Warming equipment
□ Monitoring equipment
□ other ________
3. Type of surgery□ survival□ superficial (s.c.)
□ non-survival□ minor
□ major
□ stereotaxic
4. Duration of surgery□ < 30 min□ 1–2 hours
□ 30 min to 1 hour□ > 2 hours
□ not specified
5. Sterile Instruments□ yes
□ no/not mentioned
6. Sterile consumables□ yes
□ not mentioned
7. Instrument storage□ Not mentioned
□ Instrument case, pouches
8. Instrument rest area□ Wiping/disinfection
□ Draping
□ Sterile draping
□ other ________
9. Batch surgery□ Not mentioned
□ New set of sterile instruments/animal
□ Glass bead steriliser between animals
□ Wiping with alcohol in between animals
□ other ________
10. Clothing□ Bonnet
□ Face mask
□ Sterile surgical gown
□ Sterile surgical gloves
□ other ________
11. Surgeon’s routine□ Hand washing
□ Hand disinfection
□ Sterile gowning
□ Sterile gloving
□ other ________