A surgeon, specially a surgery intern, should have these items in his pocket all the time.
- surgical blade
- 0 silk suture
- swab, guaze
- some money
- pocket / hand book of your current department’s speciality
These things might seem obvious and available in hospital setup, but literally, having them in your pocket saves a LOT of time, not only helping the surgeon to preserve his energy in looking for them at the time of need, but also, might save someone’s life when every second is counting.