October 2-4, 2017
The Gaylord Palms • Orlando, FL

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In its 30th year, OR Manager Conference (formerly Managing Today’s OR Suite), brings together more than 1, 400 managers and directors involved in leading the surgical suite for 3 days of continuing education and networking opportunities. The conference builds on the content developed in each issue of OR Manager, providing you with a live learning experience. Earn CEs, AEUs, and explore new technologies with solution providers.

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Updates from OR Manager

Prevalence of regional anesthesia use in outpatient surgery

Editor’s Note Though the overall frequency of peripheral nerve block use in outpatient surgery is low, regional anesthesia offers significant positive effects for postoperative outcomes and hospital efficiency metrics, this study finds. Of 12,911,056 outpatient surgical procedures in the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry, 3,297,372 (25.5%) were amenable to a peripheral nerve block. However, the […] The post Prevalence of regional anesthesia use in outpatient surgery appeared first on OR Manager.
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FDA: Class I recall of HeartMate 3TM Left Ventricular Assist System

Editor’s Note The Food and Drug Administration on May 22 identified the recall by Abbott of all lots of its HeartMate 3TM Left Ventricular Assist System as Class I, the most serious. The recall was issued because of a malfunction in the device’s outflow graft assembly that may cause the graft to twist and close […] The post FDA: Class I recall of HeartMate 3TM Left Ventricular Assist System appeared first on OR Manager.
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Study: Staying up all night disrupts blood protein levels

Editor’s Note Working the night shift and sleeping during the day for just a few days can disrupt levels and time-of-day patterns of more than 100 proteins in the blood (ie, plasma proteomes), this study finds. Six healthy men volunteers in their 20s spent 6 days in the clinical translational research center at the University […] The post Study: Staying up all night disrupts blood protein levels appeared first on OR Manager.
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ECRI Institute research helped guide FDA report on medical device servicing

Editor’s Note The ECRI Institute on May 21 announced that it had provided conclusive research to help guide the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new “FDA Report on the Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness of Servicing of Medical Devices.” The FDA report, which addresses concerns about the quality of service provided by third-party organizations, concurs with […] The post ECRI Institute research helped guide FDA report on medical device servicing appeared first on OR Manager.
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