Thermal Injury After Use of a Convective Warming System

APSF Newsletter, February 2022

Two consecutive patients suffered similar thermal injuries to the upper extremity and chest after the use of a convective warming system. Both patients underwent a laparoscopic robotic prostatectomy in the Trendelenberg position with arms tucked…

ZynrelefTM Heron Therapeutics

Articles Between Issues:November 2, 2021

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug for the treatment of postoperative pain after bunionectomy, open inguinal herniorrhaphy and total knee arthroplasty…

Managing Luer Connections

APSF Newsletter, October 2021

Named after German instrument maker, Hermann Luer, Luer fittings are among the earliest medical fittings designed to provide leak-free connections between syringes and needles and maintain a continuous lumen…

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