DECEMBER COVER STORY
Communication and teamwork are keys to winning a Super Bowl. They are also vital when it comes to providing excellent care in an OR or ASC setting.
Collaborative Medical Solutions Inc. is founded on nearly 20 years of experience helping domestic and international clients manage their previously owned medical imaging equipment.
Awl-in-One Tap is a single-use spinal surgery instrument with disposable neuromonitoring EMG system and digital depth measurement built in.
Getinge announced clearance from the U.S. FDA of several new software options for the Servo-u and Servo-n ventilators.
Merrow Manufacturing is set to debut a “revolutionary” new line of closed loop, Net Zero PPE, personal protective equipment that includes medical gowns, surgical caps and scrubs woven with REPREVE recycled polyester – made from 100% recycled post-consumer content (plastic bottles).
Lexington Medical, a U.S.-based medical device company delivering minimally invasive surgical stapling solutions, announced that the company has achieved over 10,000 successful surgeries with the AEON Endostapler in multiple countries.
Medtronic plc announced it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Pipeline Flex Embolization Device with Shield Technology.
Spotlight On: Lamont R. Jones, MD, MBA, FACS, Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology HNS at Henry Ford Hospital, Director Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic
“We started getting our increased numbers, and it was obvious that we needed to make some adjustments to plan for our surge,” Jones said.
Before she embarked on a 36-year career in nursing, Kathy Beydler was a teacher.
Spotlight On: Brian Dawson, MSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM System VP, Perioperative Services, CommonSpirit Health
“I’ve said it a number of times throughout my career: physicians cure and nurses care,” Dawson said. “I was the one who tucked them in, who would dress their burns, who held them, who took care of them and, to me, that was what I was there to do.”
Spotlight On: Nechami Brilliant, BSN, RN, Nurse III/Perioperative Instructor, Neuro/Spine OR, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
A registered nurse and perioperative instructor, in the neuro/spine operating room at Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, Maryland, Brilliant began her health care career as a doula.
Anyone who’s ever understood the wisdom of “home is where the heart is” would be hard-pressed to find someone who’s lived the truth of that expression as fully as Lisa VanDeer, RN, CNOR.
Spotlight On: Deborah Dunn, Graduate School Dean and Center for Research Director, Madonna University
When Deborah Dunn first began to consider a career in nursing, the path many young professionals pursued involved getting an LPN certificate or job-specific associate degree.
There are different types of surgery including open, minimally invasive and robotic to name a few. There are also many reports on the various different surgery markets, including the different types of surgical instruments. One thing that all have in common is that...
The SST-2136 is sized for complete surgical sets. It is ideal for retrieval of O.R. and O.B. instruments. It is also the right size for high volume emergency rooms. It is available in three material configurations. The maximum temperature for all Steristrainers is...
IMAGE1 S Rubina from KARL STORZ combines vivid 4K resolution with patient friendly NIR/ICG imaging. Specialized dual-chip technology lets the surgeon toggle seamlessly between white light and near infrared. With several versatile imaging modes – monochromatic, overlay...
McGan Technology’s MM513 Electrosurgical Insulation Defect Detector is a compact, handheld, battery-operated unit that tests the integrity, such as pinholes, cracks or defects, of the insulation of electrosurgical instrument in order to prevent inadvertent tissue...
The Orca Smoke Evacuation Pencil is the latest Bovie smoke evacuation solution, a brand synonymous with electrosurgery. The Orca is a powerful, fully integrated, ergonomic, low-profile device providing optimal control and better protection for operating room...
CenTrak’s Differential Air Pressure Sensor offers a reliable and cost-effective solution to meet regulatory requirements and protect patients from environmental contagions. Leveraging wireless networks, the sensor is easily installed to monitor airflow. If air...
Cintas now offers disposable Disinfecting Wipes and Sanitizing Wipes. When used according to the manufacturer’s instructions, the Disinfecting Wipes clean and disinfect in one step, killing 99.9% of germs on washable hard, non-porous surfaces such as doorknobs and...
OUT OF THE OR
Medicevo Corporation offers its Graphene Face Mask, which is proven to filter 98% of COVID-19 particles, setting a new safety standard of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) now available on the market.
Taking inspiration from origami, MIT engineers have now designed a medical patch that can be folded around minimally invasive surgical tools and delivered through airways, intestines and other narrow spaces to patch up internal injuries.