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Ashley Kelley
Hi! looking to see if there are any asc ip rn’s that have any advice or recommendations for starting a water ...
Rebecca Alvino
Good morning, I'm querying other facilities that use the Endomag SentiMag system directly on sterile tissue ...
Erin Yingling
What infection prevention techniques do you use at your facilities to prevent surgical site infections in ...
Karen Geittmann
Our facility recently had a change in supplies and we are no longer receiving sterile saline in our port kits in the ...
Leslie Cottrell
Are OR Scrub Dresses acceptable surgical attire? If so, are hose required to prevent perineal fall out? Thank you.
cheryl davis
Is there a standard of practice as to the time frame IV fluids should infuse after spiking the bag>
1 hr. This comes from USP 797. TJC has a FAQ on this as well (below). This month's Outpatient magazine has a ...
Terri Foster
Which direction should a scrub/surgeon face when they are scrubbed in at the sterile field and need to sneeze or ...
I would say into the crook of your arm. Then have the circulator get a sterile sleeve.

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Theresa
Carrie Campbell
Has anyone done a craniotomy with a CJD patient? Did the mayfield clamp get tossed afterward?  Have you seen a ...
Cara Rich
Is everyone screening only certain populations for MRSA (totals and spines) or more/less? Anyone willing to ...
Hi Cara- I know we screen at Ortho specifically. We do have a clearance criteria per my Infection Control Dept. The ...
Cara Rich
Anyone managing Glucose Pre, Intra and Post op on all patients?  Anyone willing to share their protocol?
Kathleen Hotz
CMS recently visited and wanted logs of temp and humidity monitoring in OR.  We are small critical access so do not ...
We use AeroScout Links.  It's app based, so I have to do everything from my phone, but you can generate reports and ...
Kathy Bobbitt
We have a patient scheduled for a Total Joint procedure that is allergic to CHG and Iodine products.  What is the 3rd ...
Can you clarify the allergy with the patient... I would probably start there and see if the product could still be ...
Nicole Cook
I know the AORN guidelines support covering a sterile back table set up if the set up will not be used immediately.  ...
To my knowledge, AORN recommends that a sterile field is set up in the location it is to be used.  I have never seen any ...
Tina Cheeseboro
Please share what your policy/practice is on one person sitting during a surgical procedure while the remainder ...
Julie Mobley
Hello and HappyThanksgiving.  Wondered if anyone had any feedback about your experience using hydrogen ...
We haven't used H202 but we do use UV light. The current one we are using is TRU-D. There may be more prep and down time ...

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