Archive July 2008 IX, No. 7


All Hail the High-Def OR
Equipment experts and early adopters help guide you through your HD transition.

Shedding Light on LEDs
They're brighter, they're cooler and they're being hung in an increasing number of ORs. Is it time for you to upgrade?

Imaging the Possibilities
MRI, C-arms and ultrasound continue to guide surgeons in the OR with brilliant, almost real-time pictures.

The Day After You Go Paperless
Facility administrators share their EMR boot-up stories.

What's Wrong With Flashing Cataract Instruments?
AORN denounces routine flashing, steams eye surgery community.

10 Tips to Prevent a TASS Outbreak
Details make a difference, every day, every case.

Strengthen Every Link in Your Supply Chain
Strengthen Every Link in Your Supply Chain

How to Make GYN Work at Your Facility
A surgeon's view of the specialty's outpatient migration.

Thinking of Buying...Centralized OR Controls
The ins and outs of video and information routing and recording.


Editor's Page
Operating in High Def

Letters & E-mails

Ideas That Work
Facility-wide Summer Break

Why We Hired a Clinical Nurse Liaison

Business Advisor
The Art of Recruiting New Surgeons

Coding & Billing
Easing the Pain of Coding Facet Joint Injections

Back to Basics
No Sponges Left Behind

Anesthesia Alert
A Review of New Antiemetic Agents

Path Lab
A Primer on Intraoperative Consultations

Infection Prevention
A Solid Waste Plan

Behind Closed Doors
Things That Make You Go Whoops

July 2008

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