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Posts from Month: March 2020

How Lighted Retractors Benefit Pacemaker and ICD Implantation

How Lighted Retractors Benefit Pacemaker and ICD Implantation

Any time a human body undergoes surgery, there are considerable risks to the patient, the surgeons, and staff. Even relatively simple procedures like a pacemaker or ICD implantation bring concerns of visibility and sterility. Thus, obp is here to help. With this article, we’ll look at the risks of pacemaker and ICD implantation procedures and explain…

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The Movement to Address the Dangers of Surgical Smoke

The Movement to Address the Dangers of Surgical Smoke

Healthcare workers face a number of risks in their daily lives, like catching an infection or dealing with violent patients. One less well-known issue is the danger of surgical smoke.   What Is Surgical Smoke? Surgical smoke is produced when lasers and electrosurgical devices are used on tissue. It smells repulsive, is disgusting in concept,…

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