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photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130415/NE94718 ) Surgery is a complex orchestration of people, technology, and patient data with strict guidelines on patient privacy, sterility, and safety all while delivering the best clinical outcome to the patient.
Source Newsroom: Newswise When doctors, nurses and other hospital operating room staff follow a written safety checklist to respond when a patient experiences cardiac arrest, severe allergic reaction, bleeding followed by an irregular heart beat or
15 January 2013 The family of a patient who died in Germany after surgeons left 16 different items inside his body during an operation are seeking 80,000 compensation from hospital authorities. Dirk Schroeder, 74, suffered 'appalling agony' after the
Now consider a hospital my hospital, for example. Same problem. Many departments. Many items. In the operating room where I work, the options for suture are mind-boggling. There's the variety of sizes, colors and needles and types. There's
Ohio Fairfield Medical Center plans a $35 million expansion that will add new operating rooms and make all patient rooms private...The work will take about 18 months when construction starts in 2014, and the project should wrap up before the hospital
Rat in theatre leads to 40 ops cancelled at King's Mill A King's Mill spokeswoman said rats had not been found anywhere else on the premises Operations at a Nottinghamshire hospital were cancelled after a rat was found in an operating theatre. A
FoxNews.com An 8-year-old Georgia girl was traumatized last week after her tongue got stuck in a water bottle she was drinking from, MyFoxAtlanta reported. It took doctors more than eight hours and an emergency surgery to remove it. Shantay
Auckland City Hospital's director of surgery, he reads its reports on near misses in the operating theatre. He has found the most common is the intention to operate on the wrong part of a patient's body, including planning surgery on the wrong leg.
About $147 a minute The patient had a large abscess surrounding his spleen. On a large screen in the middle of the operating room, I watched a surgeon drain the fluid collection and remove the organ with small metal tools. I remember the surgeon
October 2003 A nurse at Jeddah National Hospital suffered third degree burns to 64 percent of her body during a reported suicide attempt in the hospital's operating theater earlier this week. Dr. Salahuddin Moftah, the medical director of the