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Archive January 2020 XXI, No. 1


Salary Survey
Your annual paycheck checkup

Sharpen Your Knowledge of Sharps Safety
6 surprising facts about sharps injury prevention

Nasal Antisepsis Done Right
4 tips to stop staph where it lurks

5 Tips for Faster Turnover Times
Flipping ORs between cases demands tight teamwork and proper planning

Pressure Ulcers: Surgery's Sore Subject
Your OR team can prevent pressure injuries by following these 5 guidelines

Surgical Video Q&A
It might soon be time to make the jump from 4K to 8K monitors

Master of the Airway
Are your providers comfortable with an airway device in their hands?

Boost Your Adenoma Detection Rate
ADR is the gold standard in colonoscopy quality. Do you measure up?

Ideas That Work

Ideas That Work: 12-Step Process
Countdown to Room Setup

Ideas That Work: Staff-Made Reference Videos
An In-house Library Of How-to Instruction

Ideas That Work: Make It Mandatory
Double (Glove) Or Nothing

Ideas That Work: Facility Feud
Game-show Themed Events Help Safety Training Stick

Ideas That Work: Seeing Is Believing
Pictures Are Worth a Thousand Warnings

Ideas That Work: Cap and Gown
Caps Put Smiles on Kids' Faces


Editor's Page
Those Dreaded Performance Reviews

Business Advisor: Unlock Hidden Savings in Central Sterile
3 ways your techs can lower your instrument reprocessing costs

Safety: Simulate Emergencies in Bedside Mock Drills
Let staff practice their response to urgent situations before they occur

Infection Prevention: 4 Ways to Wipe Away Surgical Site Infections
Follow this practical advice to ward off the threat of SSIs at your facility

Anesthesia Alert: Believe in the Power of Hypnosis
Sedating patients with guided imagery and local anesthetics

Thinking of Buying... Mini C-arms
Here's what to look for in a portable fluoroscopic system.

Product News
Great Ideas for your OR

Behind Closed Doors
My 2020 New Year's Resolutions

January 2020

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