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June 2021 Issue
This June issue features articles on the effect of distractions and interruptions on suture needle injuries during wound closure, caring for patients receiving a cochlear implant, strategies used to implement the Surgical Safety Checklist, nurses’ communication behaviors during interprofessional clinical hand overs in the postanesthesia care unit, enhancing compliance with time outs, and more!
Journal CE Article Titles
- Perioperative Nursing Care of the Patient Undergoing a Cochlear Implant Procedure
- Safety First: Using Performance Improvement to Enhance Time-Out Compliance and Prevent Wrong-Site Surgery
- Clinical Issues—June 2021
- Suture Needle Injuries During Wound Closure: Examining Sources of Distraction in the OR
- A Scoping Review of Strategies Used to Implement the Surgical Safety Checklist
- An Examination of Nurses’ Empowerment and Speaking Up During Postanesthesia Clinical Hand Overs
July 2021 Issue
The July 2021 issue features a Guidelines in Practice article on electrosurgical safety, a Back to Basics 2.0 article on positioning the patient, and additional articles on promoting professional development among perioperative personnel during a pandemic, indications and perioperative care for decompressive hemicraniectomy for middle cerebral artery stroke, and more!
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