“Sterilization Tech Line Q&A”

3M Health Care Academy* presents…”Sterilization Tech Line Q&A” Explore trending topics from the Sterilization Tech Line, where a 3M expert will delve into practical solutions aligned with industry standards and […]

Preventing Electrosurgical Burns During Endoscopy

This program will review the physics of capacitive coupling and insulation failure during minimally invasive surgery (MIS), as well as patient hazards associated with the use of monopolar electrosurgery during MIS procedures. The economic impact of electrosurgery injuries will also be discussed, and technologies that protect against leakage and prevent patient injuries during MIS will be outlined. Current professionally recommended practices and the responsibilities of perioperative team members related to patient safety during MIS procedures will be reviewed.