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ORNurseLink - A PeriOperative Community

ORNurseLink is an online community from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) that provides operating room professionals a place to connect with each other and exchange helpful resources, ideas, and practices.

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    Want to know what everyone else is doing at their facility, regarding bringing in your patient into the OR when supplies were still being opened on backtable.  I was told by a tech this was inappropiate and very inconsiderate to bring the patient back to the OR when they were still opeining supplies.
    Every facility, I'd worked in around the States and Unit...
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    My question is  whether the following masks should be permitted for use in the O.R.?
    Insta-Gard Surgical Cone Mask(Cardinal Health AT7509)
    Prodedural Mask w/ ear loops (Cardinal Health #AT7511or AT7511-WE)
    The procedural mask is used in OB/ L&D and we have CRNAs who provide care in both areas.
    Our concern is that these are 'procedural' masks and ar...
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    Want to know, what everyone else is doing at their facility regarding bringing in your patient into the OR when supplies were still being opened on the backtable?  I was told by a tech, this was inappropiate and very inconsiderate to bring the patient back in the OR when they were still opening supplies. 
    Every facility, I had work in around the States and t...
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    We have 4 open positions for OR nurses as a temporary assignment in Illinois (south suburbs of Chicago), if interested please reply to this post with your contact information. We are looking for nurses that are already in Chicago as this would not be a travel assignment.

    The positions would be: September to December October to January (2) ...
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    is half and hal diluted  J&j baby shampoo recomended for the opthalmology prep for patients with betadine allergy.  i have seen eye being preped with j&j shampoo and followed by anti biotic eye drop before procedure.  does any one have any information on that?
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    Right, but let's say we need to IUS a set because the surgeon has two cases back to back on the schedule and there is only one specialty set. Then say, the surgeon is called to the ER between surgical cases and is gone for some time. Does the set need to be opened and processed the normal way, or can it stay in the IUS pan until the surgeon is available to do the case?