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UPDATED: Office Open 05/03/2018

Please note: The Single Use Surgical office is now open.

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5 things you need to know about surgical smoke

Surgical Smoke – The Facts

Surgeons and staff are routinely exposed to smoke, plume and aerosols produced by instruments used to dissect tissue and provide haemostasis. Long-term effects for healthcare workers remain relatively unclear due to limited evidence, however the need still remains for a proactive approach to reduce the potential patient and clinical staff exposures.

 

The hazards if surgical smoke

“Hazards of Surgical Smoke” by Single Use Surgical featured in CSJ

Single Use Surgical have been featured in the January issue of The Clinical Services Journal, exploring the hazards linked with surgical smoke.

“Surgeons and staff are routinely exposed to smoke, plume and aerosols produced by instruments used to dissect tissue and provide haemostasis. Long-term effects remain relatively unclear warns Tim Christopher, marketing manager at Single Use Surgical, however, the need still remains for a proactive approach to reduce potential exposures.

Christmas 2017 – Customer Services Opening Hours

Monday, 25th December – Closed

Tuesday, 26th December – Closed

Wednesday, 27th December – 8am – 4pm

Thursday, 28th December – 8am – 4pm

Friday, 29th December – 8am – 4pm

Monday, 1st January – Closed

Surgical Smoke: ‘Hot topic’ at London Rhinoplasty Meeting

Single Use Surgical recently exhibited at the London Rhinoplasty Course at the Royal Society of Medicine. Showcasing at the event, the CIMPAX range, notably the C-VAC Tornado Electrosurgical Pencil with Smoke Evacuation attracted strong interest from delegates recognising the importance of effective smoke extraction in theatre.

Senior Area Sales Manager, Ray Collings said the new device, distributed by Single Use Surgical, was a hot topic for discussion throughout the meeting.

Single-use Diathermy Abbey Needle with Suction launched at MEDICA 2017

A pioneering single-use Diathermy Abbey Needle with Suction which helps surgeons improve performance and outcomes during a range of procedures, will be unveiled at MEDICA 2017.

Developed by UK specialist Single Use Surgical, the device improves visibility at the surgical site during submucosal diathermy(SMD), turbinectomy and breast surgery. It offers a unique combination of precise cauterisation and targeted suction helping to remove surgically generated smoke and reduce the risks associated with reprocessing a reusable monopolar device.

The Hazards of Surgical Smoke

The Hazards of Surgical Smoke

Surgical smoke is a health hazard that can often be overlooked in surgical theatre. In Denmark, legislation has been in place since 2001 to ensure surgical smoke prompts removal at the point of surgery (not just from the operating room), so can legislation in the UK and elsewhere be far behind? And what can be done in terms of minimising potential harm to patients and healthcare staff?

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