Patient Safety

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Novel Stress Test Determines When Surgeons Are Ready to Cut Loose

At the Missouri University School of Medicine, they're measuring how much residents sweat during surgery.

Posted 07/07/17 | Post a comment

Safety: What Good Are Surgical Safety Checklists?

They're effective only if your team uses them — and uses them properly.

Posted 07/05/17 | Vanessa Lyons, PhD, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

How Safe Are Your Patients in 2017?

Challenges remain, but many surgical leaders are finding ways to overcome them.

Posted 07/05/17 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Patient Positioning Advances

Devices designed to improve the efficiency and safety of even the most complex cases.

Posted 07/05/17 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

You Can't Count on Counts Alone

Preventing retained objects not as easy as 1-2-3.

Posted 07/05/17 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Manning the MHAUS Hotline

Answers to 10 common questions about malignant hyperthermia.

Posted 06/23/17 | Charles B. Watson, MD, FCCM | Post a comment

The Courage to Speak Up

Will your staff stick up for your patients when they sense trouble in the OR?

Posted 06/19/17 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Take Our Medication Safety Quiz

Just like look-alike and sound-alike drugs, things aren't always as they seem.

Posted 06/19/17 | John R. Karwoski, RPh, MBA | Post a comment

Morcellator Opponent Amy Reed, MD, Succumbs to Cancer

Dr. Reed led a years-long campaign to expose the hazards posed by power morcellators.

Posted 05/26/17 | Post a comment

Judge Awards $88K to Surgeon "Forced Out" for Double-Booking Complaints

Neurosurgeon James Holsapple, MD, alleged he was pressured to leave his job at Upstate University Hospital because he voiced safety concerns over a spine surgeon being permitted to book concurrent surgeries in multiple ORs.

Posted 05/26/17 | 1 comment

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