Personal Safety

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Surgeon and Staff Safety: Lost in the Shuffle

Does your OR team focus as much on its own safety as that of the patient's?

Posted 07/12/16 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Safety: Get the Most Out of Your Safety Checklist

Frontline feedback and active participation help check all the boxes.

Posted 06/02/16 | Jessica Geddings, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CSPDT | Post a comment

How We Got Rid of Latex Gloves Once and for All

We made the switch years ago, and have never looked back.

Posted 06/02/16 | Robert Brown, MD, MPH | 1 comment

Is FDA's Push to Ban Powdered Gloves Long Overdue?

Experts say severe health hazards have been well known for years.

Posted 04/22/16 | Jim Burger, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Where There's Smoke ...

If you smell charred flesh in the OR, you're probably inhaling invisible toxic gases, too.

Posted 04/06/16 | Brenda Ulmer, RN, MN, CNOR | Post a comment

Puncture-Resistant ORs

Protect your surgeons and staff from sharps injuries with safety-engineered devices.

Posted 04/06/16 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Reduce Your Radiation Exposure

Don't ignore the very real threats of what you can't see.

Posted 02/10/16 | Brad Waddell, MD | Post a comment

Thinking of Buying ... Smoke Evacuators

Today's innovative devices evacuate surgical smoke right at the source.

Posted 01/11/16 | Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN | 1 comment

5 Ways to Make Your ORs Safe and Comfortable

Keep your surgical teams happy and healthy with these ergonomic products.

Posted 01/11/16 | Kendal Gapinski, Associate Editor | Post a comment

New Thoughts on Radiation Safety

A review of the literature adds clarity to the big picture.

Posted 09/28/15 | Byron L. Burlingame, MS, RN, BSN, CNOR | 1 comment

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