Patient Safety

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Perfecting the Prone Position

By adding a methodical, aviation-like checklist that focused on teamwork, we reduced repositioning and patient injuries.

Posted 03/14/19 | Denise M. Lawyer, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

The MH in Me

As a surgeon who tested positive for susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia, the potential for my patient and team to experience a sudden MH crisis is never far from my mind.

Posted 03/14/19 | Matthew Roberson, MD | Post a comment

Safety: Make Today a Safe Day

Protecting patients from harm really is as simple as changing the culture.

Posted 02/12/19 | Kathy Fisher | Post a comment

Hot Takes on Patient Warming

Answers to your 5 burning questions on how to safely and effectively prevent hypothermia.

Posted 02/12/19 | Paul Austin, CRNA, PhD | Post a comment

A Weighty Problem

Over half of all Americans are overweight or obese. Here's how to keep them safe

Posted 02/12/19 | Joe Paone | 3 comments

Seeking Safety

5 experts from every corner of the OR reflect on what it takes to protect your patients.

Posted 02/12/19 | Matthew Nojiri | Post a comment

Safety: Need Help Establishing a Culture of Safety?

This survey self-assessment tool will identify areas of needed improvement.

Posted 12/13/18 | Kecia Norling, RN, MBA, CNOR, CASC | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: Borescopes: Your Eyes on the Inside

Shed some light on the dark side of your devices.

Posted 12/13/18 | Rebecca Kinney | Post a comment

Your Attention, Please: Time for a Time-Out

Before you can take a safety pause, you have to get the surgical team's attention.

Posted 12/13/18 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 3 comments

Yes, You Can Perform Opioid-Sparing Surgery

How to go easy on the prescription painkillers - yet still control your patients' pain.

Posted 10/16/18 | Jeannette Sabatini, Associate Editor | Post a comment

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