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.
Q&A: Why Single-Use Rhinolaryngoscopes Improve Productivity Without Compromising Quality For Bedside Exams
Performing ProceduresWhen immediate access and portability are essential, single-use endoscopes are the answer in bedside flexible rhinolaryngology exams. So says Dr. Eric Blicker, a Florida speech-language pathologist and board-certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders.
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.
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.
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.
Q&A: Addressing Ergonomics Challenges in Colonoscopy
Performing ProceduresDr. Marybeth Spanarkel suffered a career-ending injury a decade before she planned to retire. Now, she works to ensure her colleagues don’t suffer the same fate.
A Simple Pain Management Tool for Flexible Cystoscopy
Performing ProceduresEffectively managing pain from flexible cystoscopy may lead to better clinical outcomes as patients might better adhere to follow-up cystoscopy procedures.