Patient Management

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My Turn: Blessed to Let Go Together

My patient and I leave our grief over losing a loved one on PACU Bay 6

Posted 10/16/18 | Angela Ross, RN, BSN, CEN | Post a comment

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

Patient Satisfaction: Up Close and Unscripted

Staff at Bayfront Health Spring Hill encouraged to be themselves with patients.

Posted 09/14/18 | Mike Morsch, Associate Editor | Post a comment

There's An App For That

Standout apps that will help you run your facility from the palm of your hand.

Posted 07/02/18 | Mike Morsch, Associate Editor | 2 comments

Patient Education Is Key to Reducing Opioids

When patients are involved in their recovery, they need less pain medication.

Posted 06/08/18 | JoEllen McBride, PhD | 2 comments

Boost Your Patients' Dietary Health Before Surgery

Use a simple checklist to screen for malnourishment.

Posted 06/08/18 | ThomasK.Varghese Jr., MD, MS | Post a comment

Give Your Patients the VIP Treatment

Treat patients like they're the only case of the day and watch your satisfaction scores soar.

Posted 05/08/18 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 12 comments

When Is BMI Too High?

Using body mass index to predict operative risk.

Posted 04/09/18 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 1 comment

Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

Optimizing pre-op nutrition prepares patients for the physical stress of surgery, lowers risk of complications and improves clinical outcomes.

Posted 03/14/18 | Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC | 6 comments

New Positions on Positioning

What's new in AORN's 2018 patient positioning guidelines.

Posted 02/09/18 | JoEllen McBride, PhD | 1 comment

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