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Poster on Preventing Patient Sliding in Steep Trendelenburg

Preventing Patient Sliding in Steep Trendelenburg

This evidence-based nursing practice research poster, created by the University of Michigan Medical Center was presented at the 2016 OR Managers Conference.

Article on Positioning and the Surgical Robot

Positioning and the Surgical Robot

How to deal with the special requirements of the surgical robotics experience. 

By Dan Allen, Published in Surgical Products News

Journal Article on Complications of the Trendelenburg Position

Complications of the Trendelenburg Position

This article by Dr. L. Hewer describes safely using the concavities of the body to restrain the patient from sliding in up to 50 degrees of Trendelenburg. 

Robotics in practice: New angles on safer positioning

Excerpt from: Robotics in practice: New angles on safer positioning

Ghomi, A MD: Contemporary OB/GYN Publish date: OCT 01, 2012
Article on Patient Positioning for Robotic Surgery

Patient Positioning for Robotic Surgery: An insider's perspective

A call for safer positioning standards in the realm of robotic-assisted surgery.

By Dan Allen, Published in OR Today.

Approachiing Differences in Robotic Surgery Positioning

Q&A: Approaching Differences in Robotic Surgery Positioning

Remarks from Dan Allen on the unique patient positioning challenges associated with robotic surgery.
Published in Surgical Products Magazine.