Table of Contents
10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About EMRs
Potholes to avoid as you head down the paperless path.
Are Prefilled Syringes Worth It?
Weighing the pros and cons of ready-to-administer compounded drugs.
Are You Following the New Scope Reprocessing Guidelines?
Review these 7 takeaways from the most recent guidance to find out for sure.
Behind Closed Doors: Are We Conditioned Like Pavlov's Dogs?
How surgical nurses reflexively respond to the sounds of surgery.
Business Advisor: A Master's Degree in the Business of Surgery
Graduate school made me a better leader in the OR and the boardroom.
Editor's Page: Double Standard on Double-Booked Surgeries
If anesthesiologists can supervise multiple ORs, why can't surgeons?
How You're Managing the Pain of Total Knees
Our survey finds that blocks and NSAIDs are the most prominent of many tools.
Infection Prevention: The Quest for Competent Sterile Processors
It's a dirty job, but it's got to be done right. Here's how you can help.
Is Forced Air Warming Losing Steam?
Why some surgical facilities are seeking alternatives for maintaining normothermia.
Legal Update: Double Dose of Good Regulatory News for ASCs
Medicare law promotes pricing transparency and removes EHR penalties.
Let's Team Up to Prevent Patient Harm
Our exploration of surgical safety kicks off with a look at the persistent problem of medical care gone wrong.
Is Medical Direction of CRNAs a Reimbursement Scheme or Safer for Patients?
A point-counterpoint between a nurse anesthetist and an anesthesiologist.
Staffing: The Benefits of Build-to-Order Instrument Sets
Unlock hidden efficiencies when you lighten your instrument trays.
Stop the Trendelenburg Slide
Positioning tips to keep patients safe while they're in a steep head-down tilt.
Surgical Skin Antisepsis Done Right
10 tips for ensuring that patients begin their surgical procedure with an aseptic surgical site.
What's New in Patient Communication Apps
Engage with patients in a more intimate way on their cherished mobile devices.
Which Is Better: Wrapped Instrument Trays or Sealed Containers?
Two sterile processing managers debate the merits of fabric and metal sterilization packaging systems.
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