UROLOGY

Robots and Ring Stands

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OPERATING ROOM EQUIPMENT FROM A To Z Print Section Listen Diane Tyler, Ruth Braga When stepping into an operating room, you are entering an area of machines and equipment. Most…

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A View into the Operating Room

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A VIEW INTO THE OPERATING ROOM Print Section Listen The closed doors of the operating room create quite a mystery for those on the outside. To share some insight, we…

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The OR and The Surgical Field

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen The surgical field is the sterile field that is set up by the scrub tech and consists of the draped patient, the back table, and any…

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Positioning the Patient

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Positioning a patient for surgery is much more intricate than you might think (Figures 14.14,14.15,14.16,14.17). The following series of steps must occur. STEP 1: TRANSFERRING THE…

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Who Are These People?

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THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST Print Section Listen Christopher J. Behrens Historically, the role of the anesthesiologist was limited to the physician who administers anesthesia to suppress pain and consciousness in a patient…

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Valvular Disease in Children

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Mitral Valve Disease in Children Print Section Listen Anatomy and Embryology Anatomy Precise knowledge of the normal anatomy of the mitral valve and the interpretation of echocardiographic studies is essential…

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Dancing Around the Room

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Regardless of where you are, there are a few things that are pretty standard on the operating room table. While it is great to be curious,…

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Vascular Rings and Pulmonary Artery Sling

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Key Concepts Print Section Listen Epidemiology Vascular rings and pulmonary artery sling (PAS) represent 1 to 3 percent of all congenital cardiac malformations. The most frequent type of vascular ring…

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