Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Tourniquets Take 2

A quick follow-up. The recent edition of the Annals of the RCSEng has an article outlining the results of a questionnaire on tourniquet use. The long and short of it is: trainee orthopaedic surgeons and ODAs use them but don't know much about them.

Check out:  "Understanding of intra-operative tourniquets amongst orthopaedic surgeons and theatre staff - a questionnaire study"