The Duke University Surgery Program has now implemented a training program for their junior residents and medical students focused on proper positioning in the OR. There are also a number of expert series lectures given at the AAO–HNS annual meeting that address ergonomics specific to otolaryngology procedures, and the Internet is filled with exercises that can help you maintain good posture while standing all day. Taking these preventive measures now may have a big influence on when you decide to stop operating in the future.
Explore This IssueAugust 2018
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