Personal Safety

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Nurse Sues Prominent Ophthalmologist for Assault Over Violent Incident Caught on Security Camera

A renowned refractive surgeon allegedly became infuriated when the ASC's charge nurse asked if he was nearly done his case because his block time was nearly finished.

Posted 12/19/17 | 2 comments

What Would You Do If Bullets Started to Fly?

Q&A with Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS, trauma surgeon and proponent of preparing for active shooter events.

Posted 09/26/17 | Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS | Post a comment

5 Steps to Improved C-Arm Safety

Protect your surgical team from intraoperative imaging's hidden harm.

Posted 09/26/17 | Richard S. Yoon, MD | Post a comment

Prevent Slips, Trips & Falls in the OR

Cords, clutter, puddles and other hazards can lead to workplace injuries.

Posted 09/26/17 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Two Gloves Are Better Than One

Double-gloving can be a hard sell, but there are plenty of reasons to make it mandatory.

Posted 09/26/17 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Sell Surgeons on Safety Scalpels

Emphasizing the personal and financial costs of sharps injuries will help get safer blades into your ORs.

Posted 09/26/17 | Ron Stoker | 1 comment

Let's Ban Surgical Smoke

It's time to protect all surgical professionals from the harmful effects of toxic plumes.

Posted 09/26/17 | Jeff Belcher, BSN, RN, CSSM | Post a comment

Safety: Are You Ready for a Disaster?

How to comply with CMS's Emergency Preparedness Rule.

Posted 09/08/17 | Leslie Mattson, RN, BSHM | Post a comment

Police: Man Shot Pain Management Doctor Because He Refused to Give Wife Opioids

Todd Graham, MD, was murdered 2 hours after seeing the accused assailant's wife.

Posted 08/01/17 | 1 comment

Keep Fluid Waste Off the Floor

Today's collection and disposal solutions speed room turnovers and protect staff from harm.

Posted 07/25/17 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

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