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OR Air Contamination Standards Needed to Control SSI Risk

Minneapolis—Air contamination standards for microbial aerosol particulates in the OR are needed to reduce the risk for ssIs, said Charles E. Edmiston Jr., PhD, at...

Post-op Opioid Use Affected by Age, Anxiety and Education

San Francisco—A study of factors that influence the amount of postoperative opioid consumption concluded that significantly fewer opioids were used in the first month after...

Are Surgical Caps on the Verge of a Comeback?

A resolution to the debate over OR attire—most notably, surgical caps versus bouffants—may be on the horizon. A growing body of research has shown that bouffants...

The Surgical Robot: What Have You Done for Us Lately?

No matter how you slice it, two things are for certain: The robot is here to stay in some capacity and its use continues to...