Hospitals looking to reduce the risk of post-operative complications are turning to a new type of surgical towel
touted to reduce the visible and non-visible lint present in an operating room by as much as 99%, compared to conventional woven cotton towels.
The portion of my article that deals with Broadlane focuses on the process it used to pick surgical towel
vendors to supply its member hospitals.
AL-JOUF: A Saudi husband filed a complaint against Al-Qurayat General Hospital for allegedly leaving a surgical towel
inside his wife during surgery on her stomach.
This is great news for cancer patients, to be sure, but it's not going to help those with one particular type of tumor--the kind that turns out to be a 25-year-old surgical towel
Initially, x-rays revealed that small pieces of the surgical towel
or towels had caused a blockage in the patient.
found that by putting a surgical towel
in the fold of the drape before putting your gloved hands in, the drape always stays beneath the buttocks on the first attempt.
A MAN whose doctors left a surgical towel
in his stomach after surgery has been awarded pounds 300,000 in damages by a Florida judge.
A home nurse found the bladder Tuesday wrapped in a surgical towel
, sealed in a double plastic bag and tucked into the bag Broache took with her when she was released Monday from a Richmond, Va.
In 2004, Garrett Bolks, a Tulsa native who had spent twenty-four years working in the medical supply business, brought the first X-ray-detectable surgical towel
Suppose we want to track the cycle of use and disposal of surgical towels
in the OT (Operation Theatre).
Place three or four folded surgical towels
next to the paper kidney basin to serve as a reference point for the patient's head.
The device incorporates clips for attachment to surgical towels
and has a curved underside that enables it to lie on a flat surface or over a patient's leg.