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AORN Guideline for Surgical Attire

January 2 - February 22, 2019

This document provides guidance to perioperative team members for laundering surgical attire; wearing long sleeves, cover apparel, head coverings, and shoes in semi-restricted and restricted areas; and cleaning of identification badges, stethoscopes, and personal items such as backpacks, briefcases, cell phones, and electronic tablets.

The public comment period closes February 22nd. Comments received after this date will not be considered in the final review. Thank you for your consideration.

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AORN Guideline for Prevention of Unplanned Patient Hypothermia

February 7 - March 7, 2019

This document provides guidance to perioperative RNs for assessing patients for factors that contribute to hypothermia, measuring the patient’s body temperature, selecting warming methods in collaboration with the perioperative team, and implementing the selected warming interventions.

The public comment period closes March 7th. Comments received after this date will not be considered in the final review. Thank you for your consideration.

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