Laparoscope Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… Because there is only 1.5 laparoscopes per trained team, the laparoscope is a very valued, but at the same time scarce commodity. The same laparoscope is often re-used in an effort to perform as many sterilizations as possible while there is still adequate light, water, or surgical team presence, and therefore proper instrument sterilization and cleaning procedures are often not followed. Even though there is no known data linking this kind of procedure to an increase in infections or post-operation side effects, it is not unreasonable to conclude that such improper instrument handling can have an effect on the quality of service and care that the patient …show more content…
According to a report from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation “a new intrauterine device will be a “viable option for women who normally experience heavy menstrual bleeding...and cannot wear today’s plastic T-framed IUDS...new copper bands are implanted into the uterus with biodegradable structures, which reduce bleeding and pain associated with...typical IUD.”[39] This new device, if explained properly to patients and inserted in the proper manner, could alleviate the pain associated with IUD use thus reducing “fear of side effects” as one of the reasons for non-use. A vigorous promotion program by the government is absolutely necessary in order to publicize the benefits of IUDs. Sterilization also has side effects; however, through vigorous promotion, education, and emphasis, the Indian government has been able to convince 75% of method users that sterilization is the way to go. If the same efforts were applied to IUD use, a similar …show more content…
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