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September 2018: Sanitation & Sterilization in the OR

September 2018 • Volume 11, No. 9 From the Editor The third week in September is International Clean Hands Week, which gives us a good opportunity to take a closer look at something our readers as medical professionals might take for granted: Sanitation and Sterilization. It’s hard to believe the practice of surgeons washing their … Continue reading “September 2018: Sanitation & Sterilization in the OR”

August 2018: Back to School and Healthy Backs (Spines)

August 2018 • Volume 11, No. 8 From the Editor August is back-to-school month and spinal muscle atrophy awareness (SMA) month. Coincidence? We think not. Although many cases of SMA are diagnosed in infancy, back-to-school season is often the time when children get physical exams, and issues like SMA are identified. Read on for information … Continue reading “August 2018: Back to School and Healthy Backs (Spines)”

July 2018: Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery Resources for Perioperative Nurses

July 2018 • Volume 11, No. 7 From the Editor July is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month (NCCAPM). This month-long observance was established by two advocacy organizations: AmeriFace and CleftAdvocate. It shines a light on individuals with facial differences and their families, whether those differences are present at birth or a result … Continue reading “July 2018: Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery Resources for Perioperative Nurses”