August 26, 2019
Recent studies about the hazards of surgical smoke, also called diathermy plume, have confirmed what nurses and other perioperative staff have known for years: ablated human tissue is not good for your lungs. While this may sound intuitive, medical history is rife with accounts of well-established practices that led to less than ideal healthcare outcomes. [...]
July 9, 2019
Does your OR have a compliant surgical smoke evacuation system in place? Find out what your facility needs for effective risk mitigation.
July 9, 2019
Did you know that the World Health Organization (WHO) recently recognized “Burnout” as an occupational risk? While it is not a medical condition or injury, burnout poses a real threat to your hospital, OR, or ASC. Burnout is a syndrome characterized by a set of symptoms related to or caused by stressful working conditions. No [...]
June 12, 2019
Everyone loves an OR Nurse. But what makes them so special?
May 24, 2019
Surgical Smoke Evacuation Guidelines from Hospitals and Surgery Centers are sweeping the nation. How does these policies relate to OSHA Hazard Controls?
April 16, 2019
Surgical Smoke Evacuation Guidelines from Hospitals and Surgery Centers are sweeping the nation. How do these policies relate to OSHA Hazard Controls?
March 29, 2019
Surgical Smoke is a danger to the occupational health and safety of perioperative professionals.
October 13, 2016
Surgiform, along with master distributor for Asia, Megen, LTD. and in-country distributor, RCHT (Ren Cheng Hong Tai) Medical Device Company, LTD. has launched PureForm 3-D ePTFE Facial Implants in China! Surgiform and Megen participated with RCHT in a ten (10) day in-country launch of the PureForm products. Visiting multiple hospitals in nine (9) different cities – including special events at prestigious locations such as [...]
April 17, 2016
" The Ideal Solution For Removing Electrocautery Smoke and Fluid. " Remove it at the source The SAF-T-VAC is a cost-effective and convenient method for keeping the air in the operating room clean. (read more) SAF-T-VAC™ being used during breast surgery. By providing suction at the surgical source of the smoke plume, the [...]
March 28, 2016
CDC / NIOSH HC11 "The Ideal Solution For Removing Electrocautery Smoke and Fluid" “General room ventilation is not by itself sufficient to capture contaminants generated at the source. The two major local exhaust ventilation (LEV) approaches used to reduce surgic al smoke levels for health care personnel are portable smoke evacuators and room suction systems.” (read [...]