Spectra254, Tru-D and Xenex all manufacture UV light disinfection products and took time to participate in a round table discussion about UV disinfection.
As more surgical robots are being released to the market, more than half of Surgical Products’ readers report working in a facility with one of these devices. This number was derived from a recent reader survey.
“There are a variety of things that we do to prevent surgical site infection,” a perioperative nursing specialist said, listing off tasks like maintaining positive air exchanges, wiping down equipment and using sterile techniques. “I think that every preoperative team member does everything they can to prevent surgical site infections in their patient and to keep them safe during surgery.”
“Change, by virtue of the fact it’s change, is always particularity challenging,” an industry expert said.
“Most surgeons throughout the country are now treating postoperative pain with as little amounts of opioids as possible, secondary to their addictive nature as well as a significant of opioids related adverse events that not only prolong stay, but can cause major complications,” a surgeon explained.
“I think the economic realities of today are such that surgeons are being asked to do more and more in their practices,” an expert said. “It’s hard to get away from your practice and commit to that ongoing training and education. I think that’s one barrier that’s out there that hasn’t been addressed.”
While you were providing a solution to our situations by providing medical care, all we could think about was the glaring issue at hand.
“I think mobile is the way to go just because it is mobile. You don’t have to be tethered to your desktop computer anymore, especially for doctors and nurses who are constantly on the move,” an expert explained.
Approximately one in 20 people have a close relative with the disease, in which case they are considered to have familial pulmonary fibrosis. Without a lung transplant, pulmonary fibrosis patients typically die within three years after diagnosis.
"The point is to let people have the opportunity to tell their stories and share them so that they don't feel so alone," Ann Romney said.
That contrast sheds light on prescribing practices and how they might be used to save money, specialists say
Tissue that is hardly recognizable using traditional X-ray machines is now visible.
The Cardinal Health™ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) PRO family of products delivers the same high quality, easy to use therapy tailored for different care settings from the hospital to the home.
The MEDICREA Group’s LigaPASS® 2.0 generation is MEDICREA’s band connector technology for posterior thoraco-lumbar fixation. The next-generation technology is cleared for use in adolescent idiopathic and neuromuscular scoliosis patients 10 years of age and older, in addition to adults.
“We’re following a very well-known path across medicine in terms of innovating. (We are) working with clinicians, working with technicians and trying to find a better way of doing things,” he explained.