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Operating Room (OR)

  • New Research Says Current Policy for Complex Surgery is Misguided
    Newswise -- Survival after complex surgery is better not only in hospitals that do a large volume of the same procedure, but also in hospitals that do a large volume of any complex procedure, finds new research. These findings challenge the policy that patients who need a ...More
    March 11, 2004 Posted in News
  • Miami Hospital Selects Accuset Surgical Instrument Processing Program
    TAMPA, Fla. -- SRI/Surgical Express, Inc. (SRI), a leading provider of reusable products and outsourcing services supporting the healthcare industry, announces that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami for SRI's AccuSet Surgical ...More
    March 8, 2004 Posted in News
  • Infection Control Today - 03/2004: Product Locator
    A Sneak Peek at AORN Congress Exhibitors Case Medical Case Medical® offers innovative products for the world healthcare community. The SteriTite® sealed container system and MediTray® products provide an easyto- use and cost-effective system for the organization, ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles, Disinfection & Sterilization
  • Infection Control Today - 03/2004: An Instructor’s Guide
    An Instructor’s Guide to SP/CS Certification Success By Richard P. Blasko, MBA, CSPDT, CRCST Healthcare providers have acknowledged with increased frequency that quality patient care flows far deeper than just direct patient contact. The behind-the-scenes unsung heroes of ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Infection Control Today - 03/2004: Perspectives
    AORN Congress Offers Something for Everyone By Betty J. Shultz, RN, CNOR The upcoming Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Congress, March 21-25, 2004 in San Diego, reflects a wide range of issues and topics of interest to perioperative registered nurses, ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Severe Inner-Ear Surgery Complications Mitigated with Antibiotic Therapy
    Newswise -- When ear infections fail to resolve with medical therapy, surgery on the eardrum, middle ear, and mastoid bone, which sits behind the ear canal, is often necessary. The internal portion of the mastoid bone houses the delicate hearing and balance components of ...More
    February 23, 2004 Posted in News
  • Encision's Surgical Technology Cited in New AORN Recommended Practices
    BOULDER, Colo. -- Encision's electrosurgical technology has been cited in the new AORN Recommended Practices for Electrosurgery, published by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) in the February 2004 issue of the AORN Journal. AORN is the professional ...More
    February 20, 2004 Posted in News
  • Study Finds Surgery to be Safer at Teaching Hospitals
    Newswise -- Having a less experienced surgical resident or even a medical student involved in complex surgical procedures may cause some patients to feel uneasy. But a new study by University of Michigan Health System researchers has found that patients undergoing complex ...More
    February 17, 2004 Posted in News
  • Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Signs International Distribution Agreement for Nabi-HB
    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Nabi Biopharmaceuticals announces that it has signed an international distribution agreement for Nabi-HB [Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human)] with Kamada Ltd., a global biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development, production and marketing of ...More
    February 6, 2004 Posted in News
  • Study Links Ear Drops with an Increase in Resistant Bacteria
    Newswise -- Eardrops, widely prescribed for the treatment of pediatric ear infection, can lead to an increase in resistant bacteria and fungi in the ear, according to Glenn Isaacson, MD, professor and chair of otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at Temple University School ...More
    January 26, 2004 Posted in News