Risk for the surgical team during orthopaedic surgeries

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https://doi.org/10.3126/jsan.v4i1.17439

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Health hazards, operating rooms, orthopaedic procedures, radiation

Abstract

Orthopaedic surgeons and the surgical team not only face health hazards faced by most of the physicians in any medical field but also hazards specific to the practice of orthopaedic surgery. Common health hazards are related to radiation, infections, surgical smoke, noise, chemicals, physical and it may be psychological. The aim of this article is to review the hazards and raise the awareness for the safety of orthopaedic surgeon and the surgical team as well as patient and newly introduced surgical team member in Operation Theater.

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Author Biographies

Shambhu Sah, Koshi Zonal Hospital, Rangeli Road, Biratnagar, Morang 56700

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Bikash KC, Koshi Zonal Hospital, Rangeli Road, Biratnagar, Morang 56700

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Sailoj Jung Dangi, Koshi Zonal Hospital, Rangeli Road, Biratnagar, Morang 56700

Anaesthesiologist

Kanak Khanal, Koshi Zonal Hospital, Rangeli Road, Biratnagar, Morang 56700

Anaesthesiologist

Ramesh Basnet, Koshi Zonal Hospital, Rangeli Road, Biratnagar, Morang 56700

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Published

2017-06-28

How to Cite

Sah, S., KC, B., Dangi, S. J., Khanal, K., & Basnet, R. (2017). Risk for the surgical team during orthopaedic surgeries. Journal of Society of Anesthesiologists of Nepal, 4(1), 29–34. https://doi.org/10.3126/jsan.v4i1.17439

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Review Articles