Our expert says:
No you are not naked, you are thoroughly covered in sterile green theatre sheets - they may however remove some of the clothing as it is not sterile, and put it back on after the operation.
They normally only sterilize the area of skin around the operation and about 2feet above and below.
They may need to put in a urine catheter during the operation, and may need to stick ECG stickers on your chest
Because theaters are kept at a low temperature to prevent bacterial growth, patients will never lie uncovered - you will become hypothermic if uncovered!
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