Surgical Facility Administration

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Why Go NPO After Midnight?

It's time to get onboard with the not-so-new approach to pre-op fasting.

Posted 10/16/18 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

The Shift From Disinfection to Sterilization

We overhauled our GI scope reprocessing process in pursuit of our ultimate goal: to eliminate high-level disinfection.

Posted 10/16/18 | Jenni Gibbs | 2 comments

Celebrating 10 Years Of the Surgical Safety Checklist

Q&A with Thomas Weiser, MD, checklist co-creator and champion of safer patient care.

Posted 10/02/18 | 1 comment

Advances in Medication Management

Technology can increase drug security and safety.

Posted 10/02/18 | Christina Michalek, BSc, PharmD, RPh, FASHP | Post a comment

Left-Behind Needle Proves Fatal

Lessons learned from the tragedy a final count might have prevented.

Posted 10/02/18 | Jared Bilski | 4 comments

How Much Do You Know About Patient Warming?

A recent survey suggests some nurses are still stumped on the basics of preventing perioperative hypothermia.

Posted 10/02/18 | Jeannette Sabatini, Associate Editor | 1 comment

Comprehensive Pressure Injury Prevention

Use this risk assessment tool to protect patients' skin from pre-op to PACU.

Posted 10/02/18 | CassendraA.Munro, MSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

What's in Your MH Cart?

Answer these 10 questions to find out if you're ready to respond to a malignant hyperthermia crisis.

Posted 10/02/18 | Charles B. Watson, MD, FCCM | 1 comment

Keep Fluid Off the Floor

A look at automated collection and disposal options that will keep your staff safe.

Posted 10/02/18 | Bobby Underwood, BSN, RN, CNOR, CRNFA | 1 comment

5 Steps to Smoke-Free Surgery

Your staff will breathe a collective sigh of relief when you clear the OR air of harmful contaminants.

Posted 10/02/18 | Joann Ruff, BSN, CNOR | 3 comments

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