Another Reason to Ban Smart Phones from the OR? What’s the First Reason?Posted by in Doctors & Hospitals | Medical Malpractice | Recent Litigation
A report titled Another Reason Why You Should Ban Smart Phones from the OR raise, at least for me, this question: What’s the first reason? Is there any reason why a surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurse or surgical tech should be using a smart phone in the OR? Granted, some hospitals may utilize tablets to record patient vitals, but what reason is there to be surfing the ‘net during a procedure?
And as for the anesthesiologist posting to Facebook during a procedure? Seems to me this doctor needs to have his license revoked.
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