Infection Control

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Patient Warming Stops SSIs Cold

Maintaining normothermia promotes wound healing and helps reduce infection risks.

Posted 05/08/18 | E.PatchenDellinger, MD | 1 comment

Are Your Endoscopes Really Clean?

Don't bet on it. A study shows just how difficult the devices are to disinfect.

Posted 05/08/18 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor; CoriL.Ofstead, MSPH | Post a comment

5 Ways to Standardize Skin Prepping Practices

Applying preps the same way every time eliminates the variables that increase infection risk.

Posted 05/08/18 | Brittany Harvey, MSN, MBA, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

On Point

No More Excuses

Posted 05/08/18 | CharlesH.Cook, MD, FACS, FCCM | 1 comment

Infection Prevention

Rewriting the Rules of Cataract Reprocessing

Posted 05/08/18 | JoEllen McBride, PhD | Post a comment

Rev Up Your Reprocessing Room

8 exciting high-tech advances on the horizon for your facility's instrument hub.

Posted 04/09/18 | Weston "Hank" Balch, CRCST, CIS, CHL | Post a comment

How We Implemented MRSA Screening

By targeting our most vulnerable patients, we dramatically reduced SSIs.

Posted 03/14/18 | Roberta Schofield, MSN, APRN, PCNS-BC, CNOR | 1 comment

A Smarter Way to Sterilize Instruments

Sterile processing departments should be built to bridge the gap between reprocessing techs and OR teams.

Posted 02/28/18 | Anna Merriman, Associate Editor | Post a comment

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