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  • Are Surgeons Utilizing Surgical Smoke Evacuation Equipment- Why or Why Not?
    Are Surgeons Utilizing Surgical Smoke Evacuation Equipment- Why or Why Not?
    Advances in technology have revolutionized health care delivery and brought immense changes to surgical practice. New OR protocols and breakthrough productivity tools, including sophisticated surgical smoke evacuation systems, have made surgical practice safer, more effective and more efficient. Yet adoption...
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  • Where Does OSHA Stand on the Issue of Surgical Smoke?
    Where Does OSHA Stand on the Issue of Surgical Smoke?
    As far back as 1996, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) identified surgical smoke as a hazard. In a survey fielded in 2011, NIOSH found that best practices to minimize exposure to surgical smoke had not been...
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  • Become an Advocate for Safety in the OR
    Become an Advocate for Safety in the OR
    Nurses often work in settings where they are exposed to chemical, biological, and physical hazards. Among the most commonly identified perils for nurses are workplace violence, verbal abuse, musculoskeletal injuries incurred from lifting and patient transfers, needlesticks and sharps injuries,...
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