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How We're Fighting VTE - and Winning

Our prevention protocol reduced VTE incidents by 42% in 7 months.

Posted 10/14/19 | Melissa LeCuyer, MSN, RN, NE-BC | Post a comment

Bringing the Pre-op Process Up to Speed

Software solutions, skin prepping and smart sustenance lead to smoother, safer surgeries.

Posted 10/14/19 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Caring for Patients With High BMIs

One nurse's journey from patient to advocate should inspire you to treat obese individuals with clinical expertise and greater compassion.

Posted 10/14/19 | Jared Bilski | 1 comment

Operate Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Q&A with Robert Hackett, MD, anesthesiologist and inspiration of the #TheatreCapChallenge.

Posted 09/27/19 | Post a comment

Sign the Right Correct Site

It takes plenty of planning and persistence to ensure surgeons always hit the mark.

Posted 09/27/19 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

How Safe Is Your Sterile Processing Department?

Protect your reprocessing team from these 5 injury risks.

Posted 09/27/19 | Jared Bilski | 1 comment

Patient Warming Pitfalls to Avoid

One of surgery's most basic patient safety practices is riskier than you might think.

Posted 09/27/19 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Inside Our Pressure Injury Prevention Program

It's been 2 years and counting since a patient has suffered skin-related harm during surgery.

Posted 09/27/19 | Diane Kimsey, MSN, MHA, RN, CNOR, CLO | Post a comment

Leave Nothing Behind

Combining scanning technology with a meticulous manual count is your best defense against retained objects.

Posted 09/27/19 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Are You Ready to Manage MH?

Good planning and plenty of practice will help you stay calm, cool and collected when stress levels rise.

Posted 09/27/19 | Dominique Hershberger | Post a comment

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