November 2017: Perioperative Nurse Week & RNFA Pancreatic Cancer Resources

November 2017 • Volume 10, No. 11 From the Editor First, Perioperative Nurse Week is Nov. 12-18. Kudos to all our OR nurse readers! This is a great time to show your appreciation to other OR nurses and shine a light on the field of perioperative nursing in your local community. Check out AORN’s suggestions here. … Continue reading “November 2017: Perioperative Nurse Week & RNFA Pancreatic Cancer Resources”

August 2017: The New Face of Elective, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

August 2017 • Volume 10, No. 8 From the Editor According to the 2016 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (1), there were 1.7 million cosmetic surgical procedures in the US in 2015, up 4% from the year before.  Americans spent more than $16 billion on cosmetic plastic surgeries and minimally … Continue reading “August 2017: The New Face of Elective, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery”

June 2017: Kicking Back for Summer

June 2017 • Volume 10, No. 6 From the Editor It’s summer – kick back!   Chances are you will be taking some time off work this summer. But with our always-on digital world, the traditional summer hours of lazing around are rapidly disappearing, as we feel a need to stay connected–whether it’s with what’s going … Continue reading “June 2017: Kicking Back for Summer”

May 2017: Technology & Vulnerability in Health Care

May 2017 • Volume 10, No. 5 From the Editor Some 16 hospitals in Great Britain were simultaneously hit on May 12 by a cyberattack that locked healthcare workers out of their computer and systems, denying them access to patient records. Operations and appointments were canceled and ambulances were diverted to other hospitals. The attack was … Continue reading “May 2017: Technology & Vulnerability in Health Care”