Patient Management

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Can You Cut Opioid Use in Half?

Reducing your reliance on painkillers is a more realistic goal than trying to eliminate them completely.

Posted 01/22/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Standardized Scripts for Every Surgery

Tailoring pill counts to procedure type will right-size your post-op opioid prescriptions.

Posted 01/22/20 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Why Fast Past Midnight?

Patients who carbo-load before procedures can better handle the physical stress of surgery and recover sooner.

Posted 12/19/19 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Prepped to Perfection

How we made proper skin prepping a top priority.

Posted 12/19/19 | Mary Wilson, BSN, RN, CNOR | 4 comments

Yes, You Can Please Everyone

Increase your facility's satisfaction survey scores, one patient at a time.

Posted 12/19/19 | Nicole Azzara | Post a comment

Count on Continuous Nerve Blocks

Providing patients with at-home relief is a key component to a successful multimodal pain control program.

Posted 11/14/19 | Adam Taylor | Post a comment

Safety: We Don't Need Another Checklist

It's time to address the elephant in the operating room: human error.

Posted 09/11/19 | Todd K. Rosengart, MD, FACS | 2 comments

Patient Satisfaction: Care Through the Patients' Eyes

Staff at Lakeland Surgical & Diagnostic Center see satisfaction surveys as a golden opportunity to bolster every aspect of patient care.

Posted 09/11/19 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Pain Control: A Big-Picture Approach to Pain Management

Lakeside Surgery Center has responded to the nationwide opioid crisis by controlling post-op discomfort with limited use of the painkillers.

Posted 09/11/19 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

On Your Way to Zero Pressure Injuries

Here's how 3 facilities have reduced their bed sore rates.

Posted 08/12/19 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

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