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Infection Prevention: No Mercy for MRSA

Our new protocol has all but stamped out this superbug.

Posted 05/13/15 | Terry Roth, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Infections on the Decline, But Risks Persist

Q&A with Dale W. Bratzler, DO, MPH, a national healthcare quality leader and SSI prevention expert.

Posted 04/27/15 | Post a comment

Do You Wear Your Scrubs Home?

Cleaning surgical attire in your washing machine puts patients and family members at risk.

Posted 04/27/15 | Lisa Spruce, DNP, RN, CNS-CP, CNOR, ACNS, ACNP | Post a comment

Get Straight on Skin Prepping

Pre-op antisepsis is hardly complex, but questions remain.

Posted 04/27/15 | Feroze Sidhwa, MD, MPH | Post a comment

The Lowdown on Low-Temp Sterilization

Take the time to ensure your delicate items are reprocessed correctly.

Posted 04/27/15 | Donna Swenson, BS, CRCST, CHL, ACE | Post a comment

Decontamination Begins in the OR

How you care for and clean instruments in the OR plays a big role in their safe and speedy return.

Posted 04/27/15 | Rose Seavey, RN, MBA, CNOR, ACSP | Post a comment

Can You Spell SSI With IUSS?

Yes, but only if you do it backwards. Here's how to get immediate-use steam sterilization right.

Posted 04/27/15 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Patient and Employee Safety

This Marker Remains Visible, Even After Scrubbing

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