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Be Mindful About Sharps Injuries

Eliminating sharps injuries demands ensuring staff use proper handling techniques and safety-engineered devices, and a singular focus on the task at hand.

Posted 06/11/20 | Barbara DiTullio, RN, BSN, MA | Post a comment

Stop Breathing in Surgical Smoke

Joint national grassroots efforts to keep pushing for evacuation in every OR.

Posted 06/11/20 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

I Survived COVID-19

My long career as a nurse didn't prepare me for becoming a patient infected with the coronavirus.

Posted 06/11/20 | Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN | Post a comment

When Can Vendor Reps Return to ORs?

New recommendations support their safe reentry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted 05/22/20 | Post a comment

I Used to Be a Surgeon

Increased awareness about ergonomics in the OR will help prevent career-ending injuries.

Posted 04/16/20 | Joe Paone | 1 comment

Facilities Canceling Elective Surgeries

Hospitals and surgery centers are preparing to care for increasing numbers of coronavirus cases.

Posted 03/18/20 | Post a comment

ASCRS Cancels Annual Meeting

It's the latest of many conferences called off during the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted 03/18/20 | Post a comment

Coronavirus Crisis Continues to Escalate

Conference cancelations mark the beginning of an uncertain future

Posted 03/13/20 | Post a comment

Gearing Up for Safety and Comfort

These products and devices will go a long way toward keeping your surgical team happy and healthy.

Posted 02/11/20 | Adam Taylor | Post a comment

Getting to the Point of Sharps Safety

There's more work to be done before sticks and cuts no longer occur in today's ORs.

Posted 02/11/20 | Jared Bilski, ; Joe Paone | Post a comment

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