Tag Archive for ‘ergonomics’
The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints on physicians coping with ergonomic injuries and their prevention.
Targeted micro breaks and their positive effect on surgeon and patient safety are described.
Ramon Berguer, MD, FACS, chief of surgery at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA, near San Francisco, recalls that during his residency in the late 1980s at the University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, laparoscopic surgical procedures were coming of age. “Gynecologic surgeons were the first to popularize laparoscopic surgery,” Dr. Berguer said, “and […]