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Guideline for Surgical Attire
September 15 - October 15, 2023Add Your Comments
This document provides guidance to perioperative team members and visitors entering the perioperative area for wearing surgical attire (ie, long sleeves, cover apparel, head coverings, shoes) in semi-restricted and restricted areas; for laundering scrub apparel; and cleaning identification badges, stethoscopes, and personal items such as backpacks, briefcases, cell phones, and electronic tablets.
The public comment period closes October 15, 2023. Comments received after this date will not be considered in the final review. Thank you for your consideration.
Guideline for Safe Patient Handling and Mobility
August 25-September 25Add Your Comments
This document provides guidance to perioperative teams for developing, implementing, and maintaining a safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) program to minimize the incidence and severity of injuries to patients and health care workers related to performance of high-risk patient handling tasks in the perioperative environment.
The public comment period closes September 25th. Comments received after this date will not be considered in the final review. Thank you for your consideration.
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