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Jennifer Brown
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I recently had a comment by a traveling scrub tech - she wondered why we utilize varying height tables on our ...
We usually use tables that are the same height. However, on total joint cases and some spine cases, we use a table ...
Monica Skeat
I'm interested in how others are transferring medication to the sterile field and if there is a specific technique ...
Lorraine Widdall
So this has happened a couple times recently....Tray is opened and as the scrub is taking out instruments finds ...

 

Hi I have tried twice to post on the site andkeep getting an error!!

Our policy regarding this states that they ...

Brianne Gallogly
I am an infection preventionist that covers the OR spaces.  Management recently reached out to me to see what ...
Jeffery Woods
Looking for air exchange recommedations for operating room and sterile, non-steile storage areas, Sterile ...
I am also looking for some recommendations for temperature and humdity ranges, if it needs to be documented ...
Sonya Mosher
How does your institution mix betadine (sterile) and saline for irrigation in joint procedures? Our pharmacy ...
Mark Bakey Mark Bakey Aug '20
The below is the only truly STERILE  povidine iodine solution we have found. It comes in a peel pack to be delivered ...
Rachel Rager
Has anyone evaluated using shower caps in surgery?  We are very low on surgeon caps with no expected ship date.
Shower caps are very hot.  We tried them on patients, and they came out of OR with dripping wet heads.  We found an ...
Jayme Chase
Can anyone tell me the best practice for disposing of hysteroscopy fluid containers? Right now we are putting the ...

Hi, I tried to reply to you on site but got anerror!! Anyway, can you pour this into a hopper or in soiledutility ...

Sabrina Townsend
Anyone know if there is a limit to the length of time it can be open?  With a set of eyes on it?  I have the OB department ...
Molly Litchfield
Hello all-

Just trying to figure out what other organizations are doing for pre-op testing. What time frame is ...
Illinois Dept. Public Health for "elective surgeries": within 72 hours of date/time of surgery. Nasal swab NOT ...
Patricia Castellano
I would appreciate any input from Ambulatory Surgery Centers that are doing Total Joint Replacement.  We ...
Stacey Nester
Hi,
Does anyone know if there is guidance on silicone jewelry such as wedding bands?
Thanks
Stacey N
Patricia Castellano
AORN clearly recommends removing the gown first when removing PPE.  Within the AORN website there is a reference ...
I don't have experience with being surveyed on this issue, but I used this document for teaching staff that shows ...
Sara Da Fonseca
Currently we have custom packs with single use bowls and kidney dishes etc which are used for medications such as ...
Reusable medicine cups, bowls, graduates (pitchers), and basins are stainless steel and often sold by the same ...
Marisa Burazer
Any recommendations for a surgical hand scrub for staff with allergies to the coventional products (Betadine, ...
Marisa,
The AORN Guideline for Hand Hygiene recommends working closely with your occupational health and ...