More Kids Getting Donor Organs, But Gaps Persist, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Over the last decade, the
number of American children who die each year awaiting an organ
donation dropped by more than half, new research reveals. And
increasing numbers of children are receiving donor organs.
Noisy Operating Rooms May Jeopardize Patient Safety
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- Background noise in the
operating room -- such as the sounds of surgical equipment, chatter
or music -- can affect surgeons' ability to understand what is
being said to them and might result in a breakdown of communication
among surgical team members, according to a new study.