Environmental Safety COVID-19 RECOVERY RESOURCE CENTER

HOW WE CAN HELP

We’re dedicated to supporting our partners during the COVID-19 crisis so patients can continue to receive the care they need. Here are some resources we’re providing to help healthcare teams create a safe environment for both patients and staff.

Educational Opportunities

Explore educational resources about environmental safety. Some content may require registration to access.

REDUCING COMPLICATIONS

  • August 6, 2019 – Strategies to Prevent Cardiac Implantable Device Infection & The TYRX WRAP-IT Study. Free Medtronic Academy registration and login required. Listen as Dr. Wilkoff, Director of Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices at Cleveland Clinic, and Dr Tarakji, Director of Center for International Medical Education at Cleveland Clinic, discuss the latest evidence on the incidence, management, and strategies to prevent cardiac implantable electronic device infections.

Respiratory Interventions and Patient Monitoring

REMOTE CARDIAC DEVICE MANAGEMENT

Care Pathway Strategies

OPERATING ROOM SAFETY

Mechanical Ventilation

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

The following resources on environmental safety have been collected from healthcare organizations, consultancies, and other industry experts.

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Advisory Board, a membership-based consulting firm that provides best practices and strategic insight to nearly 5,000 health care organizations, is making its COVID-19 research and webinars publicly available to help you navigate the crisis via its COVID-19 Resource Page. Medtronic is a subscribing member of Advisory Board’s syndicated research programs.
COVID-19 Resource Page

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Hall D, Steel A, Heij R, Eley A, Young P. Video laryngoscopy increases ‘mouth-to-mouth’ distance compared with direct laryngoscopy. Anaesthesia. 2020. doi:10.1111/anae.15047.

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Lohse J, Kriege M, Alflen C, Noppens R. Video laryngoscopy vs. direct laryngoscopy – Influence of the training status on the performance in both settings: An interim evaluation of a prospective, randomized, clinical trial. Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care. 2017;12:18. doi:10.1016/j.tacc.2017.01.011.