Archive April 2006 VII, No. 4

Features

Preventable Errors
How four wrong-site surgeries could have been avoided.

Take Our Patient Warming Quiz
Answers to burning questions about unplanned hypothermia.

Outpatient ACL Surgery: Strategies for Success
Secrets of one team that consistently achieves excellent outcomes.

What to Look for in a Pathologist
Tips for negotiating a winning service agreement.

Image-guided Sinus Surgery Systems: Should You Invest?
In a skilled surgeon's hands, they provide an extra margin of safety.

How's Your Digital Revolution Going?
Our reader survey uncovers five ways to make the trip smoother.

9 Essential Elements of a Partnership Agreement
Don't take any chances with these key provisions.

4 Steps You Can Take Today to Reduce Your SSIs
A review of widely accepted but not widely practiced strategies.

Thinking of Buying...Ambulatory Pain Pumps
Payment and patient accessibility are key concerns.

Departments

Editor's Page
Fair Advantage or Anti-competitive Behavior?

Letters & E-mails
SGNA clarifies propofol statement

This Just In
Wyoming surgery center overcomes rocky start

Ideas That Work
Assembling turnover packs

Staffing
They Love Their Jobs, But Hate Their Boss

Medical Malpractice Quiz
Timeout Turmoil

Coding & Billing
Some Cases Just Aren't Worth Doing

Business Advisor
Branding Your Surgical Center

Safety
Never Skip a Surgical Timeout Again

Infection Prevention
Should You Use Sterile Surgical Site Markers?

Product News
Tips for Saving on Your Viscoelastic Stock

Behind Closed Doors
Now Playing in OR 1

April 2006

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