A bond between two longtime family friends has deepened after the Michigan men received organs from the same donor.
myAORNguidelines is a new product that will enable operating room managers and administrators to analyze and sustain compliance with AORN's evidence-based Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.
This photo showcases a fully-constructed operating room that Steris has on display to help attendees appreciate the surgical equipment, monitors and other products that they have identified as key in keeping pace with procedural demands and patient needs.
A look at how new pharmaceutical developments could help improve patient comfort and post-operative results.
Through a partnership with Canadian based Lac-Mac, Encompass Group, LLC is now offering reusable OR gowns and drapes here in the U.S.
Surgeons at a San Francisco hospital have completed all the operations in an organ donation chain that gave six patients new kidneys.
TransMotion Medical’s TMM4 & TMM5 Surgical Stretcher-Chairs can function as a pre-op chair, a transport stretcher, an outpatient surgical table, and a recovery recliner.
Healthcare spending is at an all-time high in the U.S., yet young African-American men see little benefit, according to Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers' Viewpoint commentary published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Having a high sense of purpose in life may lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study led by researchers at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt and presented on March 6 at the American Heart Association's EPI/Lifestyle 2015 Scientific Sessions in Baltimore.
Ceterix Orthopaedics today announced publication of positive findings from two biomechanical studies of the company’s proprietary NovoStitch suture passer for meniscus repair in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.
KidsArm, a descendant of Canadarm, the robot arm used on the Space Shuttle, is the first image-guided robotic surgical arm in the world, specifically designed for surgery for children.
Some strong insight on how sticking to the basics of infection prevention can protect surgical staff and patients from the effects of HAIs.
The skeletons of obese adolescents are usually more dense than those of normal weight teens, but after gastric bypass surgery, most return to normal density within two years, a new study finds.
Cardinal Health will highlight ongoing education and training at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo in Denver March 8 – 10.
Montana is the 25th state to join Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), which allows nurses to practice across state borders - enabling stronger telemedicine opportunities.