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Guest Editorial - The Most Critical Question
Maintain a culture of safety to keep patients and staff out of harm's way.
Overcoming Barriers of Safe Sharps Handling
You must account for a variety of factors to protect OR staff from injuries.
Don’t Slack on Slip-and-Trip Safety
Minimize risks and lean into specialized equipment to keep your staff upright.
Seeing C-Arms in a New Light
A combination of best practices and sophisticated safety features prevent exposure to dangerous radiation.
Secrets of Smoke Evacuation Success
Two nurses tackled the issue head-on to protect their team from exposure risks.
Tap Into Technology to Prevent Retained Surgical Items
Innovative systems ensure sponges are located and accounted for before procedures end.
Handle Patients Ergonomically Every Time
From inflatable mattresses to all-in-one stretcher chairs, transfer devices keep patients and staff safe and injury-free.
Wrong-Site Surgeries Should Be Never Events
Procedures performed on incorrect body parts or wrong patients are always preventable.
Minding Your Medication Safety
Make sure drugs are properly administered and kept secure from procurement to disposal.
Help Staff Keep Their Cool During MH Events
Proper training, preparation make all the difference when every second counts.
Don't Get Burned by Electrosurgery
Surgeons who have a true understanding of how surgical energy devices work provide safer patient care.
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