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Patient Positioning
Perioperative vision loss is a devastating complication that can stem from spine and other surgeries requiring prone patient positioning... >>
November 6, 2015
More than a million Trendelenburg procedures are performed in US hospitals every year, with a significant number of facilities using disposable Trendelenburg patient positioners. >>
August 14, 2015
Unlike conventional imaging patient positioners, InvisiCoat patient positioners from AliMed have curved edges that enable high-quality images while reducing artifacts. >>
July 27, 2015
Trendelenburg positioning during robotic surgery can leave the brachial plexus area vulnerable... >>
May 18, 2015
New research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that the data pertaining to pressure ulcers is inaccurate, potentially underestimating the threat posed by these skin lesions. >>
April 8, 2015
Pressure ulcers are an all too common condition affecting surgical and other hospital patients. However the risk of pressure ulcers is often overlooked. >>
January 16, 2015
One team of scientists from Tokyo Medical University decided to review all English-language literature on the subject and concluded that, while various diseases may predispose patients to pressure ulcers, diabetes is the most prominent comorbidity. >>
December 8, 2014
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a severe life-threatening condition characterized by a buildup of fluid in the lungs. >>
November 21, 2014
Health care professionals must find ways to marry the delivery of effective medical care with sound financial decisions. >>
November 7, 2014
Each year, as many as 3 million patients in the U.S. develop pressure ulcers during admissions to long-term or acute care settings. While the severity of these incidents vary from stage I to IV, each pressure ulcer may cost upwards of $120,000 to treat... >>
October 10, 2014
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