The lawsuit claims the staff performed more complex surgery than the center is authorized to do. The patient was undergoing a cervical spine fusion operation in May 2013.
Returning to everyday life and resuming work in one's regular occupation are common goals of transplant patients, yet not all who undergo lung transplantation can go back to work.
The immune system recognizes and usually eliminates small tumors, but other tumors become clinical problems and are known to block the antitumor tendencies with a natural system for immunosuppression. Recently, scientists have worked to learn how to reverse this tumor-mediated immunosuppression.
He stressed the method has been tested and validated only for a single population (cohort) and needs to be validated more widely before it can be used practically.
His facility was one of the first two or three given it to try out and see how it worked realistically. “The surgeons who are out there need to once use it, and they will always use it,” he said.
Endometrial cancer of the uterus is the most common form of gynecologic cancer in Europe and North America. The treatment primarily consists of removing the uterus and in some cases offering chemotherapy if the risk of recurrence is deemed high.
Increased engagement and involvement of patients in research has been shown to increase study recruitment/retention and improve patient experience, supporting the delivery of better healthcare through the development of new diagnostics, medicines and devices.
Age-related macular degeneration affects upward of 15 million Americans. It occurs when the small central portion of the retina, known as the macula, deteriorates.
However, despite doctors increasing their use of technology over that time, fewer physicians believe that EMR has improved treatment decisions (46 percent in 2015 vs. 62 percent in 2012), reduced medical errors (64 vs. 72 percent) and improved health outcomes for patients (46 vs. 58 percent).
UR4MD is TEAC's latest Full HD surgical video recorder designed for easy setup and use, featuring one-button video recording and still image capture. UR4MD is a feature rich capture system with an internal 500GB hard drive and 3.5” LCD color display that supports full networking, patient ID, and recording to two external USB drives simultaneously, while being competitively priced and compliant.
The single-use Teardrop Suction Tubes deliver superior fine suction by utilizing a teardrop thumb-control. The suction tubes are available in sizes 6FR to14FR and help achieve the clear visual field necessary for all delicate surgical procedures. Their tapered cannula reduces clogging while the 30° pre-bent tube helps prevents kinking. VTI’s always-sterile, disposable suction tubes come with...
Our April issue of Surgical Products explores a variety of relevant issues in the surgical industry, like trends in imaging equipment and facility growth.
Instrument sterilization and re-processing not only protects against infection, but can go a long way in helping control operating costs.
In the study, participants who took acetaminophen reported less strong emotions when they saw both very pleasant and very disturbing photos, when compared to those who took placebos.
The guidance looks to reduce the potential for healthcare visitors in spreading dangerous bacteria within the healthcare facility and community.