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Limiting Aerosolization in Pediatric Bronchoscopy

BRONCHOSCOPY APPLICATIONS

Creating a surgical tent using disposable drapes is a relatively simple technique to protect operating room personnel, according to the authors of a new research paper on ways to improve safety for healthcare staffers treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Intubation and airway management during lung-isolation procedures pose a series of challenges for even the most experienced medical team. Ambu’s double lumen tube can help, according to a new study.
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The medical education community hasn’t fully embraced gamification — point systems, leaderboards, social interaction — in teaching residents. But the potential for better user engagement could be worth pursuing.

Preventing Infection

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Preventing Infection

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