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Nail In The Neck: The Operation

The Trauma Pro

We’ve made sure that our victim of the nail gun to the neck did not need an emergent operation. This patient was taken to the operating room. The classic operation would have been to make an incision along the sternocleidomastoid on the right side. How do we get it out of there? Therefore, it must be removed from the right side.

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Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures Continue in Operating Room Settings

NIOSH Science Blog

Despite legislation and improved technology, data from Massachusetts hospitals show that sharps injuries have increased in the operating room (OR) [1]. There is an urgent need to renew efforts to protect healthcare workers inside the operating room.

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Laura Magner Named Chief Operating Officer at CoreMedical Group

Core Medical Group

Laura Magner has been named the new Chief Operating Officer for CoreMedical Group, a national healthcare staffing agency based in Manchester, NH.

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Assault on 118 operators: a safety alert

Emergency Live

Fortunately, they managed […] The post Assault on 118 operators: a safety alert appeared first on Emergency Live. Responding to an emergency call, the responders were assaulted with sticks.

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Bad Weather in Tuscany (Italy): Defense Mobilizes for Relief Operations

Emergency Live

At a time when nature is demonstrating all its […] The post Bad Weather in Tuscany (Italy): Defense Mobilizes for Relief Operations appeared first on Emergency Live.

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Non-operative management of appendicitis in older adults

University of Maryland Department of Emergency Med

In recent years, there has been an uptick in non-operative management of acute appendicitis. This study examins outcomes in older patients (>. Click to view the rest

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Orientation to the Operating Room for Sales Professionals

American Medical Compliance

The Orientation to the Operating Room for Sales Professionals course is designed to educate sales professionals on proper operating room practices. There are several benefits and risks of healthcare industry representatives (HCIRs) being in the operating room. Reach out for other courses by visiting the AMC Course Library.