Table of Contents
Vaccine Mandates Cause for Concern
Frontline workers face uncertainty as healthcare facilities brace for the impact looming immunization deadlines will have on patient care.
Help Patients Breathe Easier
Inhalers filled with essential oils pave the way for less stressful surgery.
Advances in Postoperative Pain Management
The use of extended-release local anesthetics, cryotherapy and pain pumps are enhancing the analgesic effects of opioid-sparing practices.
Personalize Your Pressure Injury Prevention Efforts
Avoid a cookie-cutter approach by empowering staff, doing more thorough assessments and tailoring your interventions.
Teaming Up to Improve Instrument Care
Clear communication and coordination between surgical teams and reprocessing techs streamline the sterilization process.
The Bright Future of 4K Video
State-of-the-art imaging systems increase surgical precision and contribute to improved outcomes.
Making the Case for Dropless Cataract Surgery
Removing the burden of post-op eye drop regimens simplifies recoveries for patients and contributes to improved outcomes.
Protect Patients During Electrosurgery
Educate yourself on how to prevent stray energy burns, lower the risk of surgical fires and the importance of limiting thermal spread.
Optimize Patients for Optimal Outcomes
Pre-op education, proper hydration and PONV prevention lead to successful surgeries and speedy recoveries.
The Benefits of Low-Flow Anesthesia
Surgical facilities can save money and the environment by using less anesthetic gas during surgery.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Surgery Is a Human Right
Our clinic improves care for underserved and undersupported patients.
Staffing: 'CONNECT' Nurses to Greater Leadership Roles
A well-defined roadmap is key to shared-governance success.
Business Advisor: Lessons Learned From Running a Rural ASC
These best practices apply to surgical administrators everywhere.
Thinking of Buying: Colonoscopes
The latest models help endoscopists visualize and navigate anatomy.
Safety: Preventing Patient Falls
Follow these five basic precautions to keep patients upright and safe.