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Are Your Instruments Really Clean?

Ensure tools have been properly reprocessed before they're used on another patient.

Posted 05/27/20 | Christian Schappel | 3 comments

Prewarming Works Wonders

Early interventions to maintain normothermia reduce infection risks and increase patient satisfaction.

Posted 05/27/20 | Denise Rainier, MBA, BSN, RN; Marci D. Trump, MSN, RN, CNOR; Adrianna Medina, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Infection Prevention's Big Moment

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, a back-to-basics mantra emerges.

Posted 05/27/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Infection Prevention

Nasal Decolonization Helps Control COVID-19

Posted 05/15/20 | Randy W. Loftus, MD | Post a comment

Stepping Up During the Pandemic Response

There's been no shortage of help from ORs in the care of COVID-19 patients.

Posted 05/15/20 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Sterile Reprocessing Goes High Tech

Automation, advanced imaging and even blue-wrap wrapping robots are transforming instrument care.

Posted 04/24/20 | Bob Marrs, CRCST, CIS, CHL | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: Don't Overlook This SSI Threat

Radiation protective gear needs a quick cleaning between procedures.

Posted 04/16/20 | Angela M. Ellis, MSN, RN, CNOR; Cyndi MacDonald, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis

Surgical professionals are rallying to overcome short-term hardships and remain determined to perform surgery again soon.

Posted 04/16/20 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: Playing Zone Defense Against Superbugs

Contain contamination to stop the spread of multi-drug resistant bacteria.

Posted 03/19/20 | Brittany Frary, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: You've Got a Friend in SPD

A buddy system improves the effectiveness of instrument care.

Posted 02/11/20 | Cheryl Barratt, RN, BS, MHA; David Jagrosse, CRCST, CHL | Post a comment

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