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Karly Birch
With unprecedented temperatures in Seattle, we have had several issues with temperature and humidity ...
Karly Birch Category Equipment 30d

humidity levels in the OR

Mary Luberda
We recently purchased Neptune. Any AORN recommendations for suction settings on routine cases. Unfortunately, ...
Mary Luberda Category Equipment Jun '21
I am quite familiar with Neptunes, and are now in their 3rd generation. I usually confirm with the surgeon ...
Elizabeth Yates
I would like to know if you restring your instruments at the completion of the case or open them all prior to sending ...
Elizabeth Yates Category Equipment Jun '21
Heather Singleton
Hi, I was wondering if you all would be able to clarify something for me. I was always under the impression that a ...
Heather Singleton Category Equipment May '21
Our facility requires the "Surgeon" to do the H&P that discuss the surgical problem of the patient and the ...
Jennifer Durham
I have a question about the call light system in surgery. Our system is antiquated and in need of an update. All of our ...
Jennifer Durham Category Equipment May '21
cheryl davis
Hello, I was wondering if anyone is using elapsed time clock in their OR's? I do not see a regulatory requirement for ...
cheryl davis Category Equipment May '21
Michele Pearce
Hello! I am looking for information regarding the best practice for lending surgical instrumentation to other ...
Michele Pearce Category Equipment Apr '21
Hello-
We use a multiple copy form when sharing pans with facilities outside our main campus. Instruments shared ...
Randy Middledorf
Hello. I'm a first time poster. I manage a small OR and we recently purchased (2 years ago) a new camera system. One of ...
Randy Middledorf Category Equipment Apr '21
I find Stryker to have the best service. Their reps are trained so well in customer service and problem solving. ...
Emily Hardin
Hello! We just created a preop protocol order set that nurses can initiate when a patient arrives in the preop area. ...
Emily Hardin Category Equipment Apr '21
We use an extension piece with a "dial-a-flow." You adjust the rate but turning the dial to the number related to the ...
Shannon Tatman
We are in the beginning process of purchasing and implementing a Davinci robot at our facility. I am looking for any ...
Shannon Tatman Category Equipment Apr '21
Sharon Hershey
Does anyone know what the recommendations are for patients who are scheduled for surgery and use a constant ...
Sharon Hershey Category Equipment Mar '21
I actually just worked on this issue last week. The CGMs do not interfere with cautery. The pumps do though. One ...
Grace Echavez
Do any of you uses OR traffic tracking device ? if so, can you share what device are you using? Is it effective? How do ...
Grace Echavez Category Equipment Mar '21
Interested in this as well
Daniel Rojek
How are other facilities handling the NFPA 99 requirement that states that power strips have to be monitored for ...
Daniel Rojek Category Equipment Mar '21
Our Facilities management labeled each power strip with the amount of allowed amps, they also labeled each piece ...
Teresa Pfefferkorn
I need to create a Malignant Hyperthermia drill for the OR. I’m looking for ideas on what other facilities do for ...
Teresa Pfefferkorn Category Equipment Mar '21
Our drills are multi-disciplinary- anesthesia, pharmacy, safety officer and surgeons. The nursing team and ...
Marsha King
Does anyone have a policy they would be willing to share that relates to Point of Use Cleaning in the OR. I've seen ...
Marsha King Category Equipment Feb '21
What do you mean point of use? Any item that is shared between patients should be disinfected after use. We have this ...

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