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What's an Elective Surgery?

New guidance from the American College of Surgeons directs how to triage patients as COVID-19 cases increase.

Posted 03/27/20 | 2 comments

A Better Way to Treat BPH

Men with enlarged prostates are seeking out surgeons who offer a minimally invasive solution to their symptoms.

Posted 03/19/20 | Douglas Grier, MD | Post a comment

Tackling Cataract Surgery's Biggest Issue

Surgeons want to reduce or eliminate the number of post-op medications patients are required to self-administer.

Posted 03/19/20 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Standardize Your Patient Warming Protocols

Preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia demands placing a premium on active prewarming.

Posted 03/19/20 | Anita Volpe, DNP, APRN | Post a comment

High-tech Options In Endoscope Reprocessing

Automated leak testers, enhanced drying technology and smart storage solutions enhance the care of these intricate instruments.

Posted 03/19/20 | Linda Beaver, RN, MSN, MHA | Post a comment

What's New in Post-op Pain Management

As opioid prescriptions continue to decline, attention shifts to alternative methods and formulations.

Posted 03/19/20 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Should You Switch to Disposable Cataract Supplies?

Cost, safety and environmental impact all play a role, but surgeon preference is still paramount.

Posted 02/11/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Drilled Into Memory

Combine realistic simulation with detailed task cards to ensure your malignant hyperthermia training sticks.

Posted 02/11/20 | Julie Blakeley, BSN, RN, CNOR | 2 comments

The Building Blocks of Regional Anesthesia

A back-to-basics approach is needed to expand the use of one of the most effective ways to manage post-op pain.

Posted 02/11/20 | Edward R. Mariano, MD, MAS | Post a comment

Planning for Proper Pain Management

Efforts to reduce patients' reliance on post-op opioids should begin before they show up for surgery.

Posted 01/22/20 | Carrie Millsap | Post a comment

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