Month: July 2019

Majority of US Hospitals Do Not Meet Surgical Safety Standards

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national healthcare watchdog organization, released Safety In Numbers: The Leapfrog Group’s Report on High-Risk Surgeries Performed at American Hospitals. The report analyzes eight high-risk procedures to determine which hospitals and surgeons perform enough of them to minimize the risk of patient harm or death, and whether hospitals actively monitor to assure …

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Operating Theatre Practitioner Launches Petition to Ban ‘smoking’ in Operating Theatres

It is estimated that daily exposure to surgical smoke plume is equivalent to smoking 27-30 cigarettesTwo States in America have already banned ‘smoking’ in theatres Operating Theatre Practitioner Launches Petition to Ban ‘smoking’ in Operating Theatres A woman, who has worked in operating theatres for over 30 years, has launched a petition to protect thousands …

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