Electrosurgery

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Update on Electrosurgery

New products and features make procedures safer, easier

Posted 06/09/08 | Judith Lee | Post a comment

The Latest in Blood Vessel Cutting and Sealing

One surgeon's thoughts on the latest modalities, important design features and safeguards to consider when reviewing today's options.

Posted 04/03/08 | Steven Schwaitzberg, MD | Post a comment

Your Refresher on ESU Safety

Five tried and true steps to prevent laparoscopic electrosurgical burns.

Posted 10/10/07 | Vangie Dennis, RN, CNOR, CMLSO | Post a comment

Choosing Your Active Electrodes with Care

A review of the pros and cons of reusable and disposable electrodes.

Posted 10/10/07 | Post a comment

Improving Your Electrosurgery Safety

Here's how to develop effective policies and procedures for these high-use and high-risk devices.

Posted 10/10/07 | Vangie Dennis, RN, CNOR, CMLSO | Post a comment

Preflighting Your Active Electrodes

Electrocautery remains the No. 1 danger in ORs today. Here's advice on preventing active-electrode accidents.

Posted 10/10/07 | Vangie Dennis, RN, CNOR, CMLSO | Post a comment

ABCs of Electrosurgery

Radiosurgical instruments don't require tactile pressure to cut tissue, yet they perform like the sharpest of scalpels.

Posted 10/10/07 | John Pfenninger, MD, BS, FAAFP | Post a comment

Thinking of Buying...Electrosurgical Generators

Power, waveforms, extra features and disposables comprise the purchasing keys.

Posted 10/10/07 | Scotty Farris | 3 comments

Take Our Electrosurgery Safety Quiz

Six questions to test your knowledge of thermal injury prevention.

Posted 10/10/07 | Vangie Dennis, RN, CNOR, CMLSO | 8 comments

Thinking of Buying...Electrosurgery Generators

Find a unit that delivers energy efficiently without compromising safety.

Posted 10/10/07 | Vangie Dennis, RN, CNOR, CMLSO | Post a comment

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