Perioperative: Support Surfaces for Skin Grafts & Flaps
The management of skin grafts and flaps is heavily reliant on staff expertise. The article Support Surfaces for Skin Grafts and Flaps: A Scoping Review
This is a great article to read and contains some really interesting info. “The monitoring of the cardiac output (CO) and other hemodynamic parameters,
The latest report on Health Expectancy in Australia published by the Australian Institute Of Health and Welfare has been released. It does make an interesting read and certainly make ones questio how healthcare will be delivered in the future!” Between 1998 and 2012, life expectancy at birth has risen by 4 years for boys and nearly 3 years for girls.
“Traumatic injury is a common problem, with over five million worldwide deaths from trauma per year.
Have you head about the Reason Study? A report including the key findings is enclosed. “he REASON study compared patient data from three Melbourne hospitals (Austin, Alfred and RoyalMelbourne)
“Low volume, low pressure mechanical ventilation has been shown to decrease mortality in critically ill patients with acute lung injury.
This is a small Australian Study where the objective was to obtain an in-depth understanding of the phenomenon of peri-operative nurses’ use of protective eyewear in the operating room (OR), and to understand nurses’ attitudes and beliefs towards protective eyewear. It may prompt you to consider the compliance rates in your workplace.
How effective are face masks in theatre. You will find this article of interest. The study was conducted to check the efficacy of face masks in limiting bacterial dispersal when worn continuously in Operation Theatre.