AORN Journal

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Stay up-to-date with the latest in evidence-based, clinical best practices through the award-winning, peer-reviewed AORN Journal. Available in timely, easy-to-read print, electronic, and mobile formats.

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November 2019 Issue

This November issue features articles on performing cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, an evaluation of Danish perioperative nurses’ documentation practices, an assessment of the environmental and physical ergonomic conditions of ORs in Turkey, strategies for laser safety, tool and tips to sustain project improvements, and more.

CE Articles: FREE to AORN members

  1. Cytoreductive Surgery With Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, Part I: Introduction and Indications
  2. Back to Basics: Laser Safety
  3. November 2019 Clinical Issues

Featured Content

  1. A Realistic Evaluation of Danish Perioperative Nurses’ Documentation Practices
  2. A Practical Guide to Performance Improvement: Tools and Tips to Sustain and Control Project Improvements
  3. Assessment of the Environmental and Physical Ergonomic Conditions of ORs in Turkey

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The December 2019 Issue Preview

The December 2019 issue features the results of the 2019 AORN Salary and Compensation Survey and a special focus on infection prevention! The issue includes articles on using adenosine triphosphate-bioluminescence technology to help validate cleanliness of surgical instruments, the relation between perioperative blood transfusion and occurrence of surgical site infection, recommendations for implementing transmission-based precautions, and more.

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AORN Journal CE Articles

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Searching for quality education? Preparing for recertification? AORN Journal  Continuing Education (CE) articles feature a variety of perioperative topics, from sterilization and guideline implementation to prevention of sentinel events and infection prevention, as well as online evaluations with immediate test results!

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