+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Patients with cochlear implants in the OR--issues and concerns

, : Patients with cochlear implants in the OR--issues and concerns. Canadian Operating Room Nursing Journal 29(3): 6-8, 27-30

Safety standards for patients with cochlear implants are difficult to find. Safety standards are, in fact, constantly evolving as more information becomes available. This article provides an overview of current philosophies and guidelines for most medical/surgical interventions, with emphasis on the operating room environment, as indicated by the three manufacturers authorized to market cochlear implants in Canada.


PMID: 21987904

Other references

Gurusamy, K.Selvan.; Koti, R.; Wilson, P.; Davidson, B.R., 2014: Antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) related complications in surgical patients. Risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection after surgery is generally low, but affects up to 33% of patients after certain types of surgery. Postoperative MRSA infection can occur as surgical site infections (SSIs), chest...

Oyama, N.; Suzuki, S., 1965: Studies on Aogare of rice plant. 1. On the nutrition condition, with special reference to the balance between nitrogen and potassium affecting the wilting after the heading stage. " Aogare " refers to an abnormal wilting which may occur 20-30 days after heading, particularly when N has been applied at a non-effective-tillering (NET)-stage when the plant is also deficient in K.

Howe, L.; Marshall, A.; O'Donoghue, G.M.; McConachie, N.S., 2005: Imaging case of the month. Posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm presenting as a facial nerve palsy. Otology & Neurotology 26(5): 1083-1084

Nicol, W.D., 1948: Robert Burton's Anatomy of melancholy. Postgraduate Medical Journal 24(270): 199-206

Roure Nuez, C.; González Navarro, M.; González Valdivieso, J.; Fuster Barrera, M.; Broto Sumalla, A.; Sarlé Rubí, J.; García Eroles, X., 2013: Effectiveness of a perioperative chronic medication reconciliation program in patients scheduled for elective surgery. Evaluation of the effectiveness of a perioperative medication reconciliation program in patients scheduled for elective surgery on perioperative medication management protocol adherence. Ambispective cross-cohort study: prospective cohort (Group A...

Basch, C.H.; Wahrman, M.Z.; MacLean, S.A.; Quisido, A.; Ponsica, C.; Patel, N., 2017: Glove Changing Practices of Mall Food Vendors in New Jersey. Gloves can serve as barriers to decrease the transfer of microorganisms from hands to food. Glove changing by food vendors is particularly important when handling paper currency, as bills can carry and transmit microbes from person to person. The...

Tanaka, T., 1957: Taxonomy and distribution of some subterranean Aphids injurious to the upland-rice in Japan with description of a new species. Botyu-Kagaku Kyoto, 22: 168-176

Bailey, V.J.; Puleo, C.M.; Ho, Y.P.; Yeh, H.C.; Wang, T.H., 2010: Quantum dots in molecular detection of disease. The unique photophysical properties of semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) have made them ideal for use as spectral labels and luminescent probes. In this review, applications are presented in which QDs function as active participants in nanoscale bi...

Protzen, H., 1933: Das Tertiarbecken von Gottschee (Kocevje) in Unterkrain und seine orphologische Bedeutung. In Geol Zentralb Leipzig, 25: 306

Reuge, C., 1985: The value of enzymatic technics in the chemical control of stable and unstable blood products. Some enzymatic methods are described allowing the quantitation of chemical additives in blood derivatives. They are quick reproducible and have a good specificity. They are equally valuable in the presence of proteins as well as in aqueous solutio...