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How Should You Manage Fluid Waste?

You have several options to choose from, but only a few ways to do it safely.

Posted 05/07/19 | Vangie Dennis, RN, CNOR, CMLSO | Post a comment

Speed Up Your Sterile Processing

New technologies and solutions that can help your hard-working techs turn around instruments quickly and safely.

Posted 05/07/19 | Kevin Anderson, BSN, RN, CSSM, CRCST, CER | 2 comments

A Proactive Approach To Preventing Hypothermia

Pre-warming was the difference-maker in our quest to maintain normothermia in patients from pre-op to PACU.

Posted 05/07/19 | Amy Yarbrough, BS, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Surgery's Dirty Little Secret

A closer look at why contaminated instruments continue to turn up in too many ORs.

Posted 05/07/19 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Inside Our Zero-Tolerance Policy for SSIs

A team-based approach to implementing comprehensive protocols has led to a significant dip in infection rates.

Posted 05/07/19 | Megan L. Lamoreux, RN, BSN, CNOR | Post a comment

Solving the Surprising Skin Prep Problem

Believe it or not, there's a good chance your staff isn't complying with proper application protocols.

Posted 05/07/19 | HellenBoehmJohnson | 3 comments

On Point: Inching Closer to Zero

Innovation and collaboration will help eliminate preventable SSIs.

Posted 05/07/19 | Sue Barnes, RN, CIC, FAPIC | Post a comment

Promote Perfect Attendance

Text message reminders and online patient registration portals can put an end to canceled cases.

Posted 04/03/19 | Mike Morsch, Associate Editor | Post a comment

A Wide-Angle View of Today's Whole-Room Disinfection Systems

­Which automated surface-sterilizing technology best suits your needs?

Posted 04/03/19 | HellenBoehmJohnson | Post a comment

New-School Thinking in Sterile Reprocessing

Interactive imaging and the return of ethylene oxide will shape the future care of contaminated instruments.

Posted 04/03/19 | Weston "Hank" Balch, CRCST, CIS, CHL | Post a comment

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