Archive May 2010 XI, No. 5

Features

From Flatlined to Flourishing
Learn from this surgery center to the stars that played the lead role in Hollywood's surgical scene before going bankrupt. Today it's on the road to recovery and redemption.

Upgrading to High-Def
What you need to know before you purchase high-def endoscopy equipment.

Take the "Ouch" Out of IV Starts
Follow these tips, and your patients won't feel a thing.

Mystery and Mastery of TASS
Your colleagues share their insights for preventing this sight-threatening condition.

What's New in Orthopedic Surgery
A guided tour through the latest products and services on display at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' annual meeting.

How to Outfit a Pain Procedure Room
It doesn't take much equipment to host these profitable cases.

Give Your Facility This Medication Safety Audit
How well are you securing drugs, training staff and adhering to safety guidelines?

Thinking of Buying...Ambulatory Pain Pumps
Choose for durability, portability and ease of use.

Departments

Editor's Page
Up in Arms Over Latest Physician-Owner Study

Ideas That Work
Valuable volunteers

Benchmarking
Predicting Post-Polypectomy Bleeding

Surgical Fitness
Exercises Specially Designed for the OR

Coding & Billing
Physician Queries Done Right

Staffing
Something's Not Right When Someone Yells Delta in the OR

Anesthesia Alert
Strategies to Prevent Post-Op Delirium

Product News
At-home skin preps, a new line of surgical gloves, pressure management pads and more.

Business Advisor
How Healthy Is Your Supply Chain?

Product Showcase
More than 25 great products and services to help you run your facility better.

Behind Closed Doors
We've Come A Long Way, Baby

May 2010

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