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Radio wand may help detect sponges left in surgery patients
...andheld wand scanning device that detects surgical sponges
tagged with radiofrequency identification chips could help operating room personnel detect sponges
that have been inadvertently left inside patients after procedures, according to a report in the Jul...
Many cleaners, air fresheners may pose health risks when used indoors
...s, used cleaning supplies such as paper towels and sponges
were left in the room. In others, supplies were promptly removed. The tests produced various results some reassuring, and some raising concerns. The good news, the researchers reported, is that when people use the products under ordinary circumstanc...
JCI Table of Contents, April 3, 2006
...e and cartilage. When the researchers filled small sponges
with these cells and implanted the sponges
into torn Achilles tendons of rats, they found that the cells not only survived the implantation pro...
Innovative gel reduces post-operative pain
...ealing process." The plasma gel replaces temporary sponges
or sterile packing at the surgical site which, according to Dutton, can be uncomfortable, painful and may restrict breathing. Unlike the traditional material, which must be removed after a few days, the plasma gel is absorbed into the sinus cavity an...