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Surgery

ROBOTIC SURGERY Surgery techniques are advancing with developing technology. Robotic surgery is getting more common day by day. Robotic surgery is a technique in which a surgeon performs surgery using a computer that remotely controls very small instrument attached to a robot. Even though it could be claimed that robotic surgery is a expensive to start-up and perform maintenance, is a longer surgery method that manual surgery, which reduces the sense of touch, in fact it...

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Surgery in the Renaissance

Surgery, though crude and painful, did exist in the time of the Renaissance. Early Renaissance surgeons were ignorant of the human body and surgical procedures were almost never successful. They were continuously trying to unveil the mysteries of the body. How and why it functioned, its purposes, and its needs. Dissections uncovered the most knowledge of the body. However, dissections were rare because they were illegal and very risky. If a surgeon was going to dissect someone he did it at night...

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Ether the Magic of Painless Surgery

ETHER THE MAGIC OF PAINLESS SURGERY FIRST USED BY Dr. CRAWFORD LONG(1815-1875) Dr Crawford Williamson Long and ETHER to create painless surgery. In March 1842, Dr Crawford Williamson Long removed 2 tumours from the neck of a Mr James Venable under ether anaesthesia. But how did Dr Long come to this discovery? When Dr Crawford Long was at school and at Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania, it was fashionable with students to inhale gases like ether to create...

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Surgery and New York Times

it becomes widespread.  Some uses are prosthetics, long distance surgery, robotic surgery, robots used as doctors in the military, and robots used in nursing homes.  Biorobotics is the future of this medical world.  This is possible in three ways, by using it in surgery, on the battlefield, and assistance. The first way biorobotics will become the future of the medical world is in surgery.  Many people in this world need surgery for various different diseases, illnesses and injuries.  The use of...

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Wrong Site Surgeries

Wrong Site Surgeries Wrong Site Surgeries Wrong site surgeries are very rare, but sometimes wrong site surgeries happen. The wrong site surgeries have damaging results for the patient and pose a huge safety problems within the organization. Usually communication breakdown is considered the main cause of wrong site surgeries in the surgical team. The Joint Commission's universal protocol of "time out" is a very important and a helpful tool in preventing the wrong site surgeries, wrong person...

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Robotic Surgery Outline

Robotic Surgery Tech, Society, and Culture Team Project Outline January 10, 2012 There are several issues surrounding robotic surgery such as historical advancement and framework if the technology, political and lawful influences, economical issues and reflection, psychological contemplations and sociological impacts, moral and virtues inferences, consequences on the environment and technology in its societal framework. ...

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Reflection: Patient and Surgery Center

Kimberly Blatnica Preceptor Site: Surgery Center at Regency Park Clinical Reflection 4 17 October 2012 Today’s clinical experience allowed for new education and skill practice. I was able to precept in post-op, which was a great change. Being in pre-op, we are responsible for receiving clients from the OR. We then monitor them, reeducate, prepare for and perform discharge, and cleaning the area that was used by disinfecting, tossing and replacing linens, and moving the bed to an empty room...

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Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric-Bypass Surgery Gastric-bypass surgery is a life altering operation. This procedure is very difficult on the human body but can yield amazing results. It is possible to lose tremendous amounts of weight in an incredibly short time. Should every morbidly obese person resort to this surgery? Do they have any other plausible options? Does society and the media make this surgery more attractive to the moderately overweight population? Although there are some drawbacks to this surgery, it ultimately...

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Motion Study of Gilbreths in Surgery

LEYLA MIRAY KAYA Motion Study of Gilbreths in Surgery Frank and Lillian Gilbreth are best-known for their motion study on bricklaying. However they did many other studies on various areas. They have motion studies for athletes, pianists , book keepers and fencers. All of these people were photographed when they were in action. Then those actions were divided into small micro motions to observe the unnecessary movements to eliminate. Surgeons were those people that Gilbreths studied on to improve...

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Ancillary Drugs Used in Surgery

Ancillary drugs used in surgery Ancillary drugs are drugs that are used in conjunction with general anaesthetics. Although termed as ancillary drugs, these drugs play an integral role in every surgical operation. Ancillary drugs serve multiple functions in surgery and can enhance the surgical procedure and patient safety. To most patients, the prospect of an impending surgical operation leads to preoperative anxiety, especially given that the outcome of the surgery is unpredictable (Valenzuela...

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