Archive June 2007 VIII, No. 6

Features

Should They Follow Your Lead?
Despite the ups and downs of life in the OR, you say you'd recommend a career in surgery.

Should You Add Varicose Vein Procedures?
Radiofrequency endovenous ablation is quick, easy and reasonably reimbursed.

Getting the Most Out of Your Procedure Packs
The benefits are big when you tend to the little details.

Managing Post-op Pain in Pediatrics
For young patients, the pain is the same, but with more cautions.

Your Guide to Heavyweight Tables
Your patients are weighing more and more. Are your tables able to shoulder the load?

A Review of Ambulatory Anesthesia
The science behind pre-op evaluations, PONV prevention and anesthetic administration.

Troubleshooting Your Flexible Endoscopes
Four tips to save on repairs and keep your scopes functioning optimally.

What's New in Minimally Invasive Surgery
A review of new products displayed at the SAGES meeting.

Thinking of Buying...Electrosurgery Generators
Find a unit that delivers energy efficiently without compromising safety.

Departments

Editor's Page
Quotable Quotations

Letters & E-mails
Reaction to the May cover story

This Just In
Nurse claims she was harassed for enforcing safety procedures

Ideas That Work
Standardizing drug shorthand

Medical Malpractice Quiz
Missed Bleed, Lost Life

Staffing
Here's to Positive Conflict Resolution

Legal Update
Open Your Eyes to Refractive IOLs' Legal Issues

Business Advisor
Demand Excellent Service from Your Path Lab

Coding & Billing
Is Your Business Office in Shape?

Anesthesia Alert
Keep Your Youngest Patients Safe and Sound

Infection Prevention
Four Evidence-based Measures For Preventing Infections

Behind Closed Doors
From Our Beatlemaniac to You

June 2007

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