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Beverly Stiles
It has always been common practice to have patients remove wigs and hairpieces prior to surgery. My understanding ...
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So the patient will have a bouffant on. More of a concern is that there are no clips and bobby pins or anything ...
Meredith Kopp
Hi, I'm looking for some references to support the classification of clean-contaminated for a percutaneus ...
Michelle Weston
Hi, I work in an orthopedic specialty OR where we frequently utilize sterile vests to prevent contamination. ...
Hi! I work in Orth also, and we only use togas. You are cover from head to below the knees front and back.
Sheryl Michael
Has anyone noticed that vaginal preps is not in the 2021 Guidelines or the new Peri-op 101 modules? Why?
Kimberly McEvoy-Dodson
Can you please share which reprocessor that you use per the ConMed American Dilator System IFU to HLD the dilators ?
Constance Hart
Does anyone know a good reputable site or articles that states why unopened medications need to be stored at 60-65 ...

Since there is nothing specifically documented by AORN on ranges, I would reach out to your site's pharmacy ...

Catherine Jennings
We have a staff member who is allergic to Avagard / CHG. All is well in the OR when she uses betadine and wet scrubs for ...

Morning Catherine. At our site in Southeastern Wisconsin, we had several team members that were sensitive to CHG ...

Karlie Peters
Are there any Organizations that use DNV for accreditation? If so, has anyone been cited for IUSS that uses the ...

DNV is our hospital's accrediting body. They did look at our One Tray logs. Besides documenting the use of OneTray, ...

DeAnna Melillo
Hi- policies for fit testing in ASCs for n95 and/or kn95 masks at this time?
Deborah Weston
Has anyone read or found information regarding tucking the scrub top in scrub bottoms while in surgery?
This is addressed in the AORN guidelines which states the scrub top should be tucked in. I rarely see this!!

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Shannon Lindsay
What is your practice when there has been a compromise to the sterile drape from a burn? Thanks
Jayme Zoch
Can anyone tell me what your turn-over times are what disinfectants you are using. We are currently using a ...
Julia Collins
For surgical preps, has anyone used a two-step process using Isopropyl alcohol 70% first, letting it completely ...
Roxana Scarpino
Hello, What type of HH programs is your facility instituting? Do you perform audits or do you use an electronic ...
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We do secret shoppers for HH and then we as IP’s round on our units and observe for HH and also isolation is in ...
Victor Carlo Bisa
Hello my fellow OR nurses, I would like to ask if there is a recommended practice by AORN or any governing bodies ...

This is straight from the AORN website: A dual prep for the perineum and the abdomen should be treated as two ...

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