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'Goof-Proof' ORs Need Time, Care & Resources

Q&A with Robert Wachter, MD, the physician who literally wrote the book on patient safety.

Posted 10/07/20 | Post a comment

7 Keys to Reducing Pressure Injuries

Protect vulnerable areas during surgery to make sure patients leave with their skin intact.

Posted 10/07/20 | Sue Creehan | Post a comment

We Stopped an MH Crisis in Its Tracks

Quick thinking and a well-trained staff allowed us to identify and prevent a malignant hyperthermia event in just nine minutes.

Posted 10/07/20 | CarlosA. IbarraMoreno, MD, PhD, DESA | Post a comment

High-Tech Sponge Detection

This reassuring technology ensures no item is left behind after the surgeon closes the incision.

Posted 10/07/20 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Close Out Cases With Sharps Safety in Mind

Focus on human factors to prevent needlesticks during surgery's critical last step.

Posted 10/07/20 | Barbara DiTullio, RN, BSN, MA | Post a comment

Keys to Site-Marking Success

Consistent protocols and a transparent work environment will prevent wrong-site surgeries at your facility.

Posted 10/07/20 | Edward Pollack, MD | 1 comment

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