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A Peek at Emerging Surgical Technology

A virtual reality tour of a hospital and an OR “black box” device to analyze aberrations during surgical procedures were among the novel ideas presented...

Surgeon General: Marijuana Harmful to Pregnant Women and Young People

Marijuana, which is much more potent today, is particularly harmful to the developing brain, so pregnant women and adolescents should be discouraged from using it....

In the OR, a Cell Phone Attached to the Hip Is the Norm

The world of personal electronic devices and social media in the OR has long been a controversial topic. While they are useful with dozens of...

Second Victim Program Helps Health Care Workers Cope in the Aftermath of Tragedy

On Feb. 22, 2001, an 18-month-old girl named Josie King, who was almost ready to go home after treatment for severe burns, died from extreme...