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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 ...

Marsha King
Does anyone have a competency related to colorectal surgery and having two set ups for clean and dirty? Or a ...
Monica Skeat
Hello- In the Irrisept Irrigation FAQs it states the following: Q9: Can Irrisept be used in pediatrics? A9: ...
Penny Gamage
We have been having this discussion on when or if gloves and or gowns are changed during cases such as an LAVH when the ...

Our Hysterectomy SSI Prevention Bundle states to change gown and gloves when going from perineum to abdomen ...

Silvinita Rowe
Hi Everyone, I'm interested to know if alcohol-based surgical antiseptic / hand scrub is installed inside your OR ...

We have them installed in our OR’s.

Elizabeth Yates
I would like to know what your practice is regarding removing the linen of the patient's bed/stretcher after they ...
After the pt is transferred to the OR bed the cart is pushed out into the hall immediately. It's stripped by a staff ...
Jennifer Olin
Does anyone have any links to any approved (and free) for IPCH's specifically Surveillance and Legal Issues? I ...
Lisa Grohowski
We had an incident where the cysto table in the OR suite was not working. We had to move the patient and the ...

There are drapes specifically made for covering tables. They are clear and tear apart in the middle when you are ...

Leslie Cassel Kelley
What substitute for chloraprep (backorder) is being used for surgical preps?
  • We are using Duraprep instead.
Angela Johannes
We recently have had some issues with maintaining our stock of DuraPrep and ChloraPrep patient skin antisepsis ...
My name is Kim Prinsen, and I am a nurse working in Clinical Application Engineering at 3M Company in St Paul, MN. The ...

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