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Self-Retaining Surgical Retractors: Maximum Sustainable Force of Surgical Stays and Stay Hooks in Human Tissue, and the Usual Force Applied to Both During Surgery

Abstract Surgical Retractor systems are used by surgeons every day and have been considered as useful tools in hospitals for decades. Modern versions consist of a sterile disposable retractor ring and sterile elastic stays, positioned with cam locks for easier one-handed adjustments. New innovations have recently seen a sliding frame and the addition of surgical …

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Doctors Don’t Know What’s Happening! New Health App CAREFUL Helps Clinical Teams Reduce the Dangers of Handover 

Thousands of patients are dying every year and hospitals are wasting up to 15% of their entire budget as a result of poor handover. The UK NHS wastes at least £250m a year from delays to discharge, and the same problem is seen in hospitals throughout the world. Today, healthcare start-up CAREFUL has launched its …

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Bender Install State-of-the-art Theatres at Merlin Park Hospital in Galway

Two new elective orthopaedic theatres at Merlin Park University Hospital in Galway have been equipped with Bender state-of-the-art operating theatre equipment, advanced medical IT power systems, and residual current monitoring devices for ultimate resilience and safety. Construction of the new €10.57 theatre building in the grounds of Merlin Park hospital began in March 2021 and …

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OMFS Win Coveted ASiT Silver Scalpel Award Two Years Running!

2022 Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) Silver Scalpel Award Winner British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) Chair Peter Brennan on hearing the announcement said he was “overwhelmed and totally blown away to be awarded this most prestigious accolade”. He broke down in tears in front of over 300 trainees and peers. Consultant …

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Video Killed the Medico-Legal War

Innovation in Informed Consent Model Could save NHS Millions London – 11th February, 2022 – An evolution in the way we focus and retain information needs to lead to a significant shake-up in the current informed consent model, today warns the UK’s sole surgical trade union. Modernising the approach could potentially save the Health Service a …

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One of Wales’ Leading Life Sciences Firms Creo Medical Says 2021 Revenues Will Exceed Market Expectations

Its share price has rallied after an upbeat trading statement ahead of publishing its results for 2021 One of Wales’ leading life sciences firm, Creo Medical, has seen its share price rally after confirming that revenues for 2021 are expected to be ahead of market expectations at £25m despite the challenges of the pandemic. The …

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Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital launch market-leading Pathpoint® platform for their patient management, referral triage and PROMs ‘Leading Orthopaedic Care, Together’

Open Medical Ltd is delighted to announce an exciting new launch of their Pathpoint® platform at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH). This launch follows on from an already successful implementation of Pathpoint at RNOH during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, where the hospital started receiving trauma referrals for the first time …

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Safer Surgical Checklist – Literature Review

Author: Mr Nigel Roberts, MSc, BA (Hons), PGR student, Theatre Lead, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Acknowledgements: Professor Stephen Wordsworth, University of Derby Professor Denis Anthony, University of Derby Keywords: Never events, Surgery safety checklist, Airline industry, Barriers, Non-technical skills, Education, Local champions, Wrong site surgery, Retained foreign object post procedure, Wrong implant/prosthesis Background: …

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Cutting-edge Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Demonstrated on ABHI Pavilion at Future Surgery 2021

Surgeons at Guy’s Hospital will be using cutting-edge technology to perform robotic partial nephrectomy live on the ABHI Pavilion at Future Surgery Show 2021, which will see world-leading UK hospitals and clinics demonstrate their pioneering operations to around 3,000 health professionals. Robotic partial nephrectomy (partial kidney removal) is a delicate procedure used to treat kidney …

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CPOC and AoMRC Launch Shared Decision Making Animation for Patients

The Centre for Perioperative Care a group made up of nine health partners including the Royal Colleges of Anaesthetists, GPs, Surgeons, Nurses and Physicians with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have launched a Shared Decision Making (SDM) animation for patients. The animation uses an example of ‘Peter’ to illustrate what SDM is, how it …

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