How Urologic Nurses are Adapting Through the Pandemic
Performing ProceduresThe trials of providing a high level of care during the COVID-19 pandemic were not unique to urol¬ogy, but they meant adapting to new ways of offering treatment. This included telehealth and learning new IT skills to make it all work.
Study: Benefits of Using Double Lumen Tube in ICU
Performing ProceduresA 90-year-old patient had severe unilateral pneumonia and was unconscious when he arrived at the hospital. Doctors had to forego ECMO because of possible complications from bleeding and the chances of infection from that method of ventilation.
Comparing OLV Tools for Lung Transplants
Performing ProceduresGiven the continuing increase in lung transplant surgeries in the U.S., anesthesiologists should be familiar with various tools for one-lung ventilation.
Airway Management in COVID-19 Pandemic
Performing ProceduresSociety guidelines offer safety recommendations for anesthesiologists during novel coronavirus pandemic.
University Touts Transition to Single-Use Rhinolaryngoscopes
Performing ProceduresThe University of Florida’s radiation oncology department now uses single-use rhinolaryngoscopes to diagnose and treat head and neck cancers.
Electronic Nose Sniffs Out COVID-19, Other Disease
Performing ProceduresSmell has long been associated with disease detection, and the current COVID-19 pandemic is no exception.
Why Transition to Single-Use Endoscopy?
Performing ProceduresDoctors from various clinical areas will share firsthand accounts of their move to single-use endoscopy in an upcoming panel discussion during the Becker’s 11th Annual Meeting.
Endoscope Inventors Saw Inspiration In Surprising Source
Performing ProceduresThe ability of sword swallowers to relax their gag reflex and adjust their posture to thrust swords down as far as their stomach helped demonstrate the power of endoscopes.
6 Things to Know About Respiratory Therapists
Performing ProceduresDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, respiratory therapists have become frontline heroes, casting a well-deserved spotlight on an often-overlooked profession. We answer these six frequently asked questions in honor of Respiratory Care Week, from Oct. 25-31.
Long Endoscopy Wait Times Are The New Normal in Some Places
Performing ProceduresPatients in Scotland, Canada and the U.K. are seeing longer wait times for endoscopy procedures since the start of the global pandemic — stretching to a year or longer in one country.