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Electrosurgery Safety Essentials

A back-to-basics approach is more critical than ever for your surgeons, staff and patients.

Posted 04/16/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Understanding Electrosurgery Safety

Practical pointers for protecting patients from stray current and hot instruments.

Posted 11/14/19 | Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH, FACS | Post a comment

10 Tips for Safer Electrosurgery

Use these guidelines to keep both patients and staff safe.

Posted 09/14/18 | Jaisa Olasky, MD, FACS | 3 comments

Can You Pass Our Electrosurgery Quiz

Find out how much your surgeons and staff know about the science of surgical energy.

Posted 09/08/17 | Kendal Gapinski, Contributing Editor | 1 comment

Stay Current on Electrosurgery

Don't let your patients get burned by energy-based technology.

Posted 09/23/16 | Thomas Robinson, MD, MS, FACS | Post a comment

Did Alcohol Prep Cause Surgical Fire?

A reminder of the importance of letting preps dry before surgery begins.

Posted 08/15/13 | Post a comment

Yes, You Can Have a Smoke-Free OR

How to convince your staff and your surgeons that smoke evacuation is essential.

Posted 06/04/13 | Lizbeth Bozeman, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

What's New in Cutting and Sealing Technologies

The latest thermal and ultrasonic energies for cutting and coagulating.

Posted 09/07/12 | Vangie Dennis, RN, CNOR, CMLSO | Post a comment

Cutting and Sealing: Choices and Cautions

Review these principles for safe and efficient use of surgical energies.

Posted 03/06/12 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment

Playing It Safe With Electrosurgery

A clear understanding of the fundamentals and the latest devices designed with safety in mind will help you avoid trouble in the OR.

Posted 07/07/11 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

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