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Electro-Surgery, Cautery, and Surgical Positioning for Surgical Patients in the Operating Room: Guidelines

Last updated: March 8, 2019
Project Number: RA1018-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding electro-surgery for the treatment of surgical patients in the operating room?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding cautery for the treatment surgical patients in the operating room?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding surgical positioning for the treatment of adult surgical patients in the operating room?

Key Message

Two evidence-based guidelines are identified regarding electro-surgery, cautery, and surgical positioning for surgical patients in the operating room.