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Lisa Tong
Our standard practices for clean closure are well defined for colon resection cases. with much success in ...
Leslie Beaudette
What is best practice for patient safety with oculoplastic surgery (nasal cannula is in use)? Do you go with full ...
Rachel Martin
Hello and good evening. I recently had a surgeon get angry with a CST for moving the lights after the patient was ...
Jane Holsinger
While doing Prostate Biopsies in the OR, the same gun is used repeatedly to collect the specimens. After each pass, ...
Paul Lee Paul Lee Dec '22
At my facility, we treat this procedure as a “sterile/clean” process. A sterile filed is created using a mayo stand ...
KIMBERLY WALLEY
If you are doing a bilateral mastectomy and CA is only present on one side, do you need two seperate set ups? Can you ...

@KIMBERLY WALLEY
Dear Kimberly, I have read your query with great interest, and notice no response. I am wondering ...

Jessica Larson
I am having some debate at my facility regarding the best practice for setting up the back table for a clean ...
The only cases we would consider setting up without being scrubbed in would be a closed reduction. If there is a ...
Nanette Casha
CPD staff are asking about having drinks at their workstation (screw on top water bottles). I am having difficulty ...

In a standard interpretation letter from May 17, 2006, OSHA's Directorate of Enforcement Programs stated, " OSHA ...

Jennifer Rausch
Is this a recommendation or a requirement based on research?

@Jennifer Rausch
AORN recommends:

Arms may be covered during performance of preoperative patient skin ...

Carra Henscheid
What are the recommendations for storage of cranial bone flaps when you do not on a regular bases test the flap for ...
Hilda Munoz
Good Morning, What resources or websites do you get your infection control training from? According to JC, we need ...
Katie Vaughan
We have recently had to go over SPD practices and have found that we do not have a quality water testing aside from ...
Im from Indiana and we have our water tested by company called Weas. This is also part of the Water Management plan. ...
Cheryl Beilke
A question has arisen regarding who should be placing the paper hoods over the helmets once the tech has scrubbed. ...

Good Morning I have observed both practices. The scrub can don a hood with sterile gloves and proper technique. ...

Melanie Graber
We have encountered a supply chain / backorder issue on Chloroxylenol 3% that we use for prepping facial ...
Patricia Cady
We are looking at implementing the Neutral zone/Sharp Safety Zone at our facility again. I am wondering if anyone ...
Mersy Ocasio-Burgos
I am currently working at a hospital facility as a travel OR nurse. This facility uses a c-arm drape to cover one of ...

@Mersy Ocasio-Burgos
Our facility uses a mayo cover to cover the arm not being used. Tech places it sterile when ...

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