Critical Factors in OR Design
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Stryker designs, manufactures and assembles products and technologies including SUPERSUITE Custom Surgical Environments, CHROMOPHARE Surgical Lights, TELETOM Equipment Management Systems, and OPERON Surgical Tables.
- Describe the key physical factors of the OR and equipment that should be taken into consideration when designing a new operating room
- Explain how new surgical techniques create a need to reassess the conventional design of operating rooms
- Explain why the ceiling in the operating room is very valuable real estate and how clinical needs must be incorporated into the design as it relates to equipment being "fixed" to the ceiling
- List the super-structures that support the equipment, as this is critical to the overall success of the room design
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