Adam Da Costa Lopes is an Operating Room Nurse Manager at the Necker - Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris, the leading French pediatric hospital. He has acquired extensive experience in the use of surgical microscopes. In the guide accessible below, he shares his expertise and provides the essential information for operating room nurses to be able to operate a surgical microscope.
Discover the components of a microscope and the common settings across models and brands. Understand what needs to be done at each step of surgery and fully master the use of a surgical microscope.
Written and illustrated by Adam Da Costa Lopes in collaboration with Leica Microsystems.
- Getting to know the surgical microscope
- Microscope anatomy
- Microscope settings
- Special cases
- What makes a good surgical microscope?
- Operations and checks to be performed by the operating room nurse
- Before any surgical procedure
- During the procedure
- After the procedure
- Tips and advice
The statements and explanations of the healthcare professional in this guide reflect only his opinion and personal experience. They do not necessarily reflect the opinion of any institution with whom he is affiliated.
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