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Delanda Sexton
Does anyone have a facility policy regarding who is responsible for giving the on call medications for surgery? ...
Maria De La Rosa
Is anyone aware of a guideline that refers to the dangers of touching the patient when the bovie is activated? I have ...
Brooke Campbell
Please share if you have any creative ways to reduce call hours for OR and PACU.
Brooke Campbell Category Worker Safety May '22
amy martin amy martin May '22

We have recently posted positions for PACU full time night position to help reduce the call for PACU nurses. Also, ...

Ashley Buzzell
Wondering if any of you use the eyewash stations attached to a scrub sink. Currently we have a seperate eyewash ...
Ashley Buzzell Category Worker Safety Feb '22
Amy Fox
Is anyone seeing a rise in needle stick and blade injuries at the field? Looking for new ideas to prevent employee ...
Amy Fox Category Worker Safety Dec '21

Hi Amy,

I have noticed an increase in my department and someone mentioned whether it has something to do with ...

Brenda Chapman
I have been reviewing the pt safety handling and movement guideline and powerpoint presentation. With the ...
Brenda Chapman Category Worker Safety Oct '21
Angela Hartwig
Hello! Would anyone be willing to share their practices/processes for how a Surgeon obtains Mitomycin on the ...
Angela Hartwig Category Worker Safety Oct '21

The Mobius mitomycin kit is the safest option. I work for a state organization and had trouble getting a contract ...

Amy Morris
Does any level I trauma center have guidelines on post call guidelines? ie: work for 20 hours schedule to work next ...
Amy Morris Category Worker Safety Sep '21
Elizabeth Yates
Our OR does not have an eye wash station. We only have small bottles of eye wash solution at our scrub sinks. Can you ...
Elizabeth Yates Category Worker Safety Aug '21

Elizabeth, the question could be answered in whether you and your staff are exposed to ā€œinjurious corrosiveā€ ...

    Julia McKinney
    Hello, At your facility is it standard practice to have two scrubs at the field during ā€œbefore wound closureā€ count ...
    Julia McKinney Category Worker Safety Jul '21
    Aimee Muchie
    Hello! Our hospital recently implemented smokeless bovie use in all of our operating rooms. We chose the Stryker ...
    Aimee Muchie Category Worker Safety Jul '21

    Altering such a device is never a good idea for many reasons, but the most important one is that if you compromise the ...

    Rebecca Roe
    Hi there, Click here to register for eChapter's May 26th CE Webinar 8pm(E), 7pm(C), 6pm(M), 5pm(P) ...
    Rebecca Roe Category Worker Safety May '21
    Amanda McKone
    Our administers have asked RNs to learn about how to position and operate the C arm in the case that an X-ray tech is ...
    Amanda McKone Category Worker Safety May '21
    This is somewhat a double-edged sword. Most Surgeons do NOT want to wait for you to call the Rad Tech back from one of ...
    Stefanie Scott
    Hello all - I'm trying to gauge what facilities are using to lateral transfer patients in the OR setting and their ...
    Stefanie Scott Category Worker Safety May '21
    Georgia Papoutsakis
    My facility is considering a process change for the filling of the anesthetic gases on the anesthesia machine. ...
    Our anesthesia technicians are filling. This is part of their orientation and requires completion of a procedure ...

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