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You may think you know surgery all too well; however, ERAS protocols have been built to further optimize patient recovery.

A fun look at working in the OR, including personalizing care to support a patient with anxiety.

This week, we come together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the surgical time out.

The story of the Time Out Tool Kit is a tale about the power that nurses have to change the world.

Margaret Vance, MSN, RN, CNOR, NPD-BC, shares a story about the time she accidentally disengaged a custom-made graft during an endovascular aneurysm repair.

To prevent the development of SSIs, particularly those caused by multidrug-resistant organisms, surgical instruments should be kept as clean as possible during operative and other invasive procedures to reduce the build-up of biofilms.

This article reviews the stages of the competence model and describes the process of skill mastery.

Patient and worker safety is an essential consideration when using the chair positioning device.

A message of encouragement and support for novice perioperative nurses.

A humorous look at working in the OR and managing your first code blue.

Can you find all words related to laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

A message of encouragement and support for novice perioperative nurses.

One of the key factors that contributed to my success as a new OR nurse was the well-organized and well-appointed orientation by the nurse educator.

Test your knowledge about instrument cleaning with this acrostic puzzle.

This article discusses instrument contamination, how to deal with contamination, and tips for speaking up about contamination.

Thriving as an introverted OR nurse is possible through awareness and communication.

A nurse seeks advice about owning up to a mistake for the safety of the patient.

This article describes what forensic evidence is and provides recommendations for handling it to maintain integrity.

Take a look at what was happening in surgery before the year 1800.

Nurses speak up for so many that sometimes they forget to speak up for themselves.

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