Surgery Information Center
The FDA has cleared the Senhance System, which allows surgeons to control robotic arms for gynecologic and colorectal procedures.
Fewer patients treated by female surgeons died, were readmitted to the hospital, or had complications within 30 days of surgery.
Among patients undergoing microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck, increased anesthesia duration is associated with higher rates of complications.
Basal insulin, with or without nutritional correction, is the best approach to manage blood glucose in noncritically ill surgical patients.
The use of non-sterile gloves for minor procedures may haver a lower rate of infection compared with sterilized gloves.
With these tips, a clinician can prepare a patient undergoing surgery control post-operative pain.
After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.
A patient with a history of a carcionid tumor on their appendix did not return to a physician for follow up.
Learn what factors distort the waves used in scanning procedures when metal is present.
Which drugs need to be stopped before surgery and how far in advance?
Could vitamin D and calcium supplements be causing foul smelling urine?
Consider using topical ethyl chloride before the use of anesthesia when working with infected skin.
Enlisting a parent's help can provide comfort without a scary needle or painful injection.
Steps to follow after wound irrigation to ensure patient comfort.