Patient Safety

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Safety: Need Help Establishing a Culture of Safety?

This survey self-assessment tool will identify areas of needed improvement.

Posted 12/13/18 | Kecia Norling, RN, MBA, CNOR, CASC | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: Borescopes: Your Eyes on the Inside

Shed some light on the dark side of your devices.

Posted 12/13/18 | Rebecca Kinney | Post a comment

Your Attention, Please: Time for a Time-Out

Before you can take a safety pause, you have to get the surgical team's attention.

Posted 12/13/18 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Yes, You Can Perform Opioid-Sparing Surgery

How to go easy on the prescription painkillers - yet still control your patients' pain.

Posted 10/16/18 | Jeannette Sabatini, Associate Editor | Post a comment

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