Archive February 2012 XIII, No. 2

Features

How Would You Warm This Patient?
Pick the best interventions to avoid hypothermia in your patients.

IOLs in Focus
What you told us about buying and managing these cataract surgery staples.

6 Tips for a Stress-Free Accreditation Survey
Things will go a lot smoother if you follow this simple, sensible advice.

Choose the Optimum Skin Prep
3 steps to picking the right prep and using it properly.

Secrets of Our Ultrasound-Guided Block Success
Adding the imaging tool has made our regional anesthesia state-of-the-art.

How Would You Handle This Challenging Airway?
Study these lost-airway cases for important do's and don'ts.

Should You Add Image-Guided Sinus Surgery?
Users say the technology can take your ENT specialty to the next level.

Are You Ready for a Malignant Hyperthermia Emergency?
Keep your staff ready for this rare event with our memory aid.

Cutting to the Truth About Safety Scalpels
Tearing holes in 5 myths your surgeons may believe.

Pick the Perfect Table
Look for versatile, easy to maneuver and durable surfaces when upgrading the centerpiece of your OR.

Ideas That Work

Ideas That Work: Fit For a Fallen Friend
Hospital Turns Hallway Into Exercise Track

Ideas That Work: Supplies On Wheels
Make Gowns and Gloves Easy to Find

Ideas That Work: Innovate For Infection Prevention
A Hand Hygiene Art Contest Boosted Our Compliance

Ideas That Work: 2-Hour Delay
Start Each Day by Saving on Salaries

Departments

Editor's Page
When Your Dream Job Goes Up in Smoke

Letters & E-Mails

Staffing
One Nurse, One Patient

Legal Update
Make Protecting Patient Privacy a Priority

Coding & Billing
Getting Paid for Pain Management in 2012

Business Advisor
Could Your Facility Use a Spark?

Anesthesia Alert
A Simple Way to Screen For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

OR Excellence
Connection Bids

Thinking of Buying...Automated Endoscope Reprocessors
Say goodbye to manual scope processing.

Product News
MRI-powered capsule endoscope

Amazed & Amused
The Power of Personification

Cutting Remarks
Hanging in the OR Lounge

Behind Closed Doors
Respect Your Reprocessors

Ideas That Work
Walk the halls

February 2012

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