Table of Contents
5 Myths About Surface Disinfection
From contact times to whole-room UV systems, debunking common misconceptions.
6 Patient Positioning Principles
Assess and protect key pressure points to keep patients' skin intact.
Anesthesia Alert - Anesthesia Safety for the Elderly
Pearls to prevent complications among your older patients.
Behind Closed Doors - Be Patient With Your Patients
You'll appreciate kindness and compassion when you're one of them.
Business Advisor - Collect Every Dime Your Patients Owe
Strategies to get them to pay their share ??? in full and on time.
Buy the Right Ophthalmic Instruments
Practical tips to satisfy your surgeons and protect the bottom line.
Can You Ace Our Skin Prepping Pop Quiz?
Questions and answers on pre-surgical skin antisepsis for you and your staff.
Coding & Billing - 17 Business Office Best Practices
Rate the administrative acumen and financial health of your facility.
Editor's Page - 'I Am the Queen, and This Is My Castle'
A perfect description of a surgical administrator's pride and passion.
How to Pick Patients for Continuous Nerve Blocks
Candidate selection is a critical key to success. Here's how to do it right.
Infection Prevention - Are You an Ace at Antibiotic Administration?
Inside the new guidelines for antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery.
Legal Update - Legal Liability in Post-Discharge Phone Calls
How should this nurse have handled patient's post-op complaint?
Make Sterilization Everyone's Job
Successful processing means SPD, nurses and even reps must be on board.
Reduce Your Reliance on Opioids for Pain
Non-opioid arsenals are as effective ??? without the unwanted side effects.
Secrets to Success in Outpatient Knee Replacement
Patients will walk out of your facility a few hours after they limped in.
What's New in Minimally Invasive Surgery
A tour of the innovative products on display at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons conference.
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