Archive October 2006 VII, No. 10

Features

What's Your PONV IQ?
Compare your nausea and vomiting protocol with the latest guidelines.

NPPE: Anesthesia's Overlooked Complication
How to avoid negative-pressure pulmonary edema.

Beyond Opioids: Understanding Surgical Pain
Research is moving us toward the goal of pain-free surgery.

Clearing the Way
How managers can help resolve difficult airway management cases.

Making the Switch to LMAs
What you need to know before using these devices in your center.

What's New in Anesthesia Machines
The latest products and features your providers will be clamoring for.

The Latest in Accreditation for 2007
Here are some highlights of what's in store for the upcoming year.

Is Total Joint Replacement Outpatient?
Considering the promise and realities of minimally invasive joint replacement.

Paving the Way for Your Paperless System
Four simple steps to determining your true needs.

Thinking of Buying...A Digital C-arm
A needs-based comparison and physician input can focus your choice.

Departments

Editor's Page
Have You Heard?

Letters & Emails
Don't forget about the male RNs

This Just In
Lap choles to be OK'd for ASCs?

Ideas That Work
Bringing BLS to the OR

Staffing
Conference Season is Upon Us

Legal Update
How to Handle Sales Reps in the OR

Medical Malpractice Quiz
From Fracture to Fatality

Business Advisor
When Should You Stop Scheduling Elective Cases?

Coding & Billing
Ready for a Medicare Clampdown?

Behind Closed Doors
Trick or Treat?

October 2006

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