Table of Contents
12 Hot New Anesthesia Products
These devices on display in the American Society of Anesthesiologists exhibit hall could help your anesthesia providers deliver great care.
6 Things You Might Not Know About Patient Warming
A look at the not-so-obvious details of hypothermia prevention.
A Drug Diverter Comes Clean
A CRNA's story of how he got away with stealing fentanyl and how easily someone should have caught him.
Behind Closed Doors: Surgery for Santa
I'm pretty sure I saw St. Nick in the OR the night before Christmas.
Down the Drain or Direct to Drain?
Our search for a simple, safe and cost-effective solution for fluid waste disposal.
Editor's Page: Are Your Surgeons Suffering in Silence?
The wear and tear of laparoscopy will take its toll on your doctors.
How We Negotiated Our Own Bundled Payments for Total Joints
These surgeons saw the coming of same-day joints and value-based payments.
Infection Prevention: Don't Define Your Reprocessors By Their Failures
Let your sterile processing department prove itself to you.
Is Your Cleaning Barely Scratching the Surface?
Tap into the science of surface disinfection to rid your rooms of infection-causing bioburden.
Safety: Inside Our Near-Miss Wrong-Site Surgery
Lessons learned from almost implanting the wrong IOL.
Staffing: Should You Hire New Grads or Veteran RNs?
Pros and cons of hiring nurses with varying degrees of experience.
Take a Closer Look at Ophthalmic Compounded Drugs
Here's what you can do to ensure the sterility, potency and purity of the outsourced injections you use in your facility.
The Aches and Pains of Laparoscopy
Minimally invasive surgery can be a major pain in the neck (and back, shoulders and wrists) for your surgeons.
The Ratings Game
How to score high in health rating systems and how to defend yourself when you don't score well.
Thinking of Buying ... Spinal Surgery Tables
What to look for if you're adding or expanding spine surgery services.
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