Team communication at its best
The missing piece of the OR jigsaw
08 December 2021
The rapid evolution of technology and devices, methodology and best practice continues to transform the OR but what is most vital in the delivery of positive patient outcomes is clear and unhindered communication between all team members during surgery.
So how do we address this myriad of communication problems? Well, the good news is that many surgeons across the country have found the answer in the form of audio headsets.
Paul Hartnett, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Kings College Hospital and Orpington Hospital and David Sweetnam, Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Schoen Clinic Orthopaedic and Spinal Hospital London, are among of a growing body of surgeons using audio headsets within the OR to ensure every team member can communicate effectively throughout a procedure.
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