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.
The presence of a specific methane gas-producing organism in the gastrointestinal tract may account for a decrease in optimal weight loss, according to new research by Ruchi Mathur, MD.
PulSTAR Logix DVT Prevention System is an intermittent pneumatic compression system that mechanically promotes proper blood flow for immobile patients to help reduce the risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism [DVT/PE].
Thermoflect Heat Reflective Technology banks the patient’s radiant heat by capturing and reflecting it back to the cutaneous layer (skin) as well as preventing convective heat loss (windchill).
Surgical Products recently sat down with Vicki Allen, MSN, RN, and asked her about best practices in avoiding common patient prep mistakes.
Injecting Botox appears to be a safe procedure to improve smiles by restoring lip symmetry in children with facial paralysis.
The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two chances to attract one critical vote.
A second Los Angeles hospital is reporting that patients have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant superbug linked to a type of widely used medical scope.
In a rare series of interlinked operations, six patients are getting kidney transplants from six donors at a San Francisco hospital.
Industry experts weigh in on the best, and often most simple ways to avoid the tragic results of a wrong-site surgery.
Rosie D. Lyles, MD, MHA, MSc, Head of Clinical Affairs, Clorox Healthcare, on keeping it clean in the OR suite.
A closer look at improvements to two of the fastest-growing plastic surgery procedures: gluteoplasty or butt augmentation, and labiaplasty to address cosmetic and functional concerns with the vagina.
Researchers at Aalto University and University of Turku have revealed how obesity is associated with altered opioid neurotransmission in the brain.
A randomized trial suggests that the use of sedatives did not improve patient experiences the day after surgery, and could be associated with the need for a breathing tube to be left in for longer periods of time, as well as slower rates of cognitive recovery.