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Limiting Aerosolization in Pediatric Bronchoscopy

BRONCHOSCOPY APPLICATIONS

Creating a surgical tent using disposable drapes is a relatively simple technique to protect operating room personnel, according to the authors of a new research paper on ways to improve safety for healthcare staffers treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Intubation and airway management during lung-isolation procedures pose a series of challenges for even the most experienced medical team. Ambu’s double lumen tube can help, according to a new study.
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SARS-CoV-2 has played viral muse when it comes to publication of otolaryngology articles.

Public Health

The global pandemic has boosted the volume, citations and attention for both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19-related otolaryngology journal articles.

Experts: ‘How Do We Prove Clean is Clean?’

Prevention Strategies

The only agreed-upon endoscope reprocessing standard, experts note, is to follow the manufacturers’ instructions for use — but those IFUs can contain hundreds of steps and can be impossible for staffers to follow down to the letter.

High stress and poor work-life balance top the concerns of critical care doctors responding to a recent survey.

Public Health

Although critical care doctors largely are satisfied with their jobs, they also report high job stress and low satisfaction when it comes to work-life balance, according to a new survey.