AORN Journal

The Official Voice of Perioperative Nursing

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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February 2023 Issue

4.2 CNE

The AORN Journal February issue features the following articles:


Coming Up Next Month

The March 2023 issue features articles on laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair with concomitant transoral incisionless fundoplication, factors influencing perioperative nurse turnover, automating perioperative inventory management, preventing unintentionally retained surgical items, updated guideline recommendations for medication safety, and more!

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