Archive April 2007 VIII, No. 4


Making All the Right Moves
How to prevent medication errors every step of the way in your facility.

Keeping Construction Under Control
How to manage your place while you expand its space.

Recycle to Reduce Your Waste Costs
Here's how to start a recycling program that's kind to your budget and the environment.

How to Save on Cataract Supplies
Reader strategies to trim your case costs.

Prevent Things From Going Bad in the Endo Suite
How to navigate your way around some common problems.

Should You Add Pain Management?
Patients' needs, low overhead and high volume present the ideal opportunity.

6 Keys to Safe Anesthesia for the Elderly
Age and anesthesia are a difficult combination to overcome. Here's expert advice.

When Surgery Sends Sparks Flying
A surgeon discusses lessons learned from a surgical fire that scarred more than his patient.

Thinking of Buying...Pulse Oximeters
What to look for to reliably and accurately monitor oxygen saturation levels.


Editor's Page
Bad News Bearers

Letters & Emails
Defining “high-definition”

This Just In
Risk factors for post-op hospital admission

Ideas That Work
Spinal anesthesia for obese patients

Medical Malpractice Quiz
Gastrostomy Leak Leads to Massive Peritonitis

Is Your Business Office the Best It Can Be?

Legal Update
Can We Convert Our ASC to a Hospital Outpatient Department?

Business Advisor
The Joys of Owning Medical Real Estate

Coding & Billing
Let It Be Written, Let It Be Done

Anesthesia Alert
The Recipe for Preventing PONV

Product News
What's New in OR Table Attachments

The Starting Line

Behind Closed Doors
From Nurse to Patient

April 2007

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