Table of Contents
Are Continuous Nerve Blocks Worth the Trouble?
The benefits of pain catheters outweigh the drawbacks.
Behind Closed Doors: It's a Wonderful Life
Now if we can just get home in time to enjoy the holidays.
Cutting Remarks: Lessons From My Favorite Nurse
After 27 years of marriage, Dr. Kelly's wife is still his greatest teacher.
Editor's Page: Oxygen's Underrated Role in Surgical Fires
Of the 3 elements of the fire triangle, beware of the one you can't see.
Infection Prevention: To Prevent Infection, First Assess the Risk
To prevail, you need to know your enemies and know yourself.
Is Your Sharps Safety Toolkit Complete?
The most common sharps injuries and what you need to prevent them.
Legal Update: Price Your Physician Buy-Ins With Care
3 lessons learned from a $5M whistleblower settlement.
Reimbursement Roundup: Billing Technicality Could Cost Group of Surgeons Millions
You won't believe why United Healthcare is asking these docs to repay facility fees.
Surgical Fire Q&A
"Even though most surgical fires last only about 4 or 5 seconds," says fire safety expert Mark Bruley, CCE, "they change lives."
The Art of the IV Start
Slide in smoothly with first-stick success, even on barely visible and rolling veins.
Thinking of Buying ... Automated Endoscope Reprocessors
AERs make it easier to high-level disinfect your flexible scopes.
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