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Activists are increasing representation in surgery and creating environments where all patients and providers feel welcome.
Microsurgical Instruments Demand Maximum Attention
The lifespan and effectiveness of these delicate tools can be extended with meticulous cleaning, preventative care and repair of minor damage.
How Are You Managing Post-op Pain?
Using multiple approaches in tandem allows your patients to go home in comfort — with little or no opioids in tow.
Wired ORs Are Works of Wonder
Integrated clinical spaces are transforming how surgery is performed and improving access to care for patients.
Surviving Accreditation Surveys
Realistic practice sessions and constant self-assessment will prepare your staff for the day the surveyor shows up in your lobby.
The Gold Standard of Smoke-Free Surgery
When a nurse had an asthma attack following a plume-generating surgery, our perioperative team sprang into action.
High-Tech Help for Optimizing Total Knee Outcomes
What’s here and what’s coming to help patients ambulate better and more quickly than ever before.
Implementing Safe and Effective Patient Warming
Use these tips and evidence-based practices to implement and sustain your facility’s protocol.
Planning for Success in Total Shoulders
Surgeon skill, advanced pain management and dedicated care teams are allowing patients to recover safely at home on the day of surgery.
Keep Your OR Free of Slipping and Tripping Hazards
Protect your clinical team by keeping floors dry and clutter-free.
Can You Pass This Infection Prevention Quiz?
Test your staff’s knowledge on instrument cleaning, sharps safety, wound care and other ways to keep patients and staff safe.
At Your Service
Working with an outside instrument repair service helps keep our busy ortho center running at full speed.
Staffing: Staying Current With Social Media
Networking with peers highlights a long list of online opportunities.
Safety: Focus on the Fundamentals
Take a back-to-basics approach to provide the safest environment possible.
Anesthesia Alert: Make Post-op Delirium Prevention a Priority
Surgical professionals often overlook this widely misdiagnosed disorder.