Sealants, flowables, powders, sprays, thawing, mixing, or ready to go right off the shelf. The choice of hemostatic agent involves preparation and planning – critical to ensure when hemostasis is needed, the selected agent is ready to use. In this second of three CMEO Snacks, Dr. Dowdell and his team demonstrate the planning and preparation required for safe and timely use of topical hemostatic agents in hospital outpatient surgery departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).
At the end of this CME/CE activity, participants should be able to prepare topical hemostatic agents for use in the outpatient surgical environment.
Supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.
Physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and nurses specializing in surgery, orthopedics, and/or otolaryngology
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