What is surgical smoke and what can be done about it? Researchers call for policies and laws mandating the evacuation of surgical smoke from operating rooms — ScienceDaily

If you’ve ever been in an operating room where tools are used to simultaneously cut and cauterize human flesh, you know what surgical smoke is. The heat generated by these surgical tools produces vapors made up of aerosolized chemicals and substances that can be hazardous to health. Two new papers led by researchers in the […]