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Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death

Patients waiting for elective surgery should get COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the general population – potentially helping to avoid thousands of post-operative deaths linked to the virus, according to a

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Covid positive patients should delay surgery to reduce death risk

Surgery should be delayed for seven weeks after a patient tests positive for COVID-19 – as operations taking place up to six weeks after diagnosis are associated with increased risk

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Fear of complaints pushing doctors to breaking point, warns MDU

Doctors fear a wave of complaints due to the difficulties of caring for patients during the pandemic, according to a new survey published recently. The survey of 1,203 doctors by

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Survey finds medical device companies hopeful for 2021 and leaning in to digital technology for training and case support

ExplORer Surgical recently announced the results of a survey of medical device leaders on how COVID-19 has impacted business and gauge the industry’s shifting perspective on digital technologies. Findings unveil

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What Brexit and Covid-19 have revealed about supply chain efficiency

Covid-19 has tested supply chains across all sectors to their limit. For the European medtech supply chain – responsible for employing around 730 000 people – the pandemic has revealed

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Keeping orthopaedics connected in COVID-19

Business consultant Lloyd Hines discusses how COVID-19 has caused a major disruption to global healthcare, forcing hospitals to redistribute their resources in response to the pandemic. COVID-19 has caused millions

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Declining COVID-19 impact improves orthopaedic procedures outlook for 2021 in Australia

The number of orthopaedic procedures performed in Australia are expected to decline in 2020 compared to 2019 due to the COVID-19. However, the outlook for 2021 seems to be improving

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Surgeon in focus – Justin Barad

Dr. Justin Barad, is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon with a Bioengineering degree from UC Berkeley, and an MD from UCLA, where he graduated first in his class. He completed his

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Global orthopaedics market to contract by over 20% in 2020 due to COVID-19

Following reports that elective surgeries being deferred or cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic, the orthopaedic devices market has been highly affected. Against this backdrop, the global orthopaedic procedures are set

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ENG4NHS: A new organisation to help the NHS and other not-for-profit healthcare organisations

Prof Peter J Ogrodnik is the course director for the MSc in Medical Engineering Design at Keele University and is a founder of the ENG4NHS project. Here, he talks to