Room, Equipment, Basic Techniques

  • Pearse Morris


The Most Important Resource of the neurointer-ventional service is the staff, the technologists, nurses, and anesthesia teams. With encouragement, respectful communication, and teaching, most personnel are capable of making important contributions to patient safety, case management, materials use, etc., through suggestions or observations that may not always be apparent to a single operator. The motivation for such behavior can be cultivated by working toward creating an environment in which individuals realize that their work has personal meaning and is therefore important. Pride in one’s work will translate into an attention to detail, an interest in the case in progress, a willingness to participate with suggestions, and a sense of vigilance necessary for the nature of this work. Similarly, an outlook of inclusion toward the nursing staff and anesthesia team in the case will extract from them a greater level of collaboration redounding to the ultimate advantage of the patient.


Vertebral Artery Guglielmi Detachable Coil Detachable Balloon Latex Balloon Anesthesia Team 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pearse Morris
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  1. 1.School of MedicineWake Forest UniversityWinston-SalemUSA

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