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Editor’s Note No bacterial growth was found in any of 257 samples of normal saline and dextrose 5% in water (D5W) 24 hours after using standard sterile techniques to spike them in the perioperative area. Two 1000 mL bags of IV normal saline and D5W were spiked and hung in five busy perioperative areas, once […]
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Editor’s Note The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on May 17 issued a warning to patients and healthcare professionals on the risks associated with the use of unapproved or unauthorized devices for diabetes management, including continuous glucose monitoring systems, insulin pumps, and automated insulin dosing systems. The use of these devices could result in inaccurate […]
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Editor’s Note In this study, the use of negative pressure wound therapy resulted in a significantly lower risk of surgical site infections (SSIs) than standard surgical incision closure. A total of 123 patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy were randomized to receive either negative pressure wound therapy or a standard closure of the surgical incision. SSIs occurred in […]
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Editor’s Note The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 16 identified the recall by Ethicon of its Endo-Surgery and Endo-Surgery Endoscopic Curved Intraluminal Staplers with adjustable height staples as Class I, the most serious. The recall was initiated because Ethicon confirmed that uncut washers in the staplers and malformed staples have occurred because of […]
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