Title

Electrosurgical Safety

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

July 29, 2020

Last Updated Month/Year

December 19, 2023

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Infant, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Hospital, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Surgical technologist, nurse, medical techologist technician, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Diagnosis, Prevention

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D004598 - Electrosurgery

Keywords

electrosurgical units, ESUs, electrocautery devices, argon-enhanced coagulators, dispersive electrode