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November 2020 – Obesity – Not just a strain on the patient’s health.

November 2020 • Volume 14, No. 11 From the Editor November is National Diabetes Month. As a perioperative nurse, you have undoubtedly encountered some aspects of diabetes mellitus (DM), such as wound care, vision issues or potential amputations in your patient population. Overweight and obesity are key players in the development of type 2 diabetes … Continue reading “November 2020 – Obesity – Not just a strain on the patient’s health.”

September 2020 – It’s one of the most common surgeries today.

SEPTEMBER 2020 • Volume 14, No. 9 From the Editor Autumn greetings! This month we take for our surgical topic the gallbladder and gallbladder surgery. Cholecystectomy, or surgical removal of the gallbladder, is one of the procedures NIFA teaches in our hands-on SutureStar Workshops and one of the most common OR procedures in the US … Continue reading “September 2020 – It’s one of the most common surgeries today.”

August 2020 – How about some after-hours shop talk?

AUGUST 2020 • Volume 14, No. 8 From the Editor How are you doing, as we head toward fall in this unusual year? So many folks are deliberating next steps in their careers right now. Whether you are considering a change or hewing to the same path you’ve been on, you may be interested in … Continue reading “August 2020 – How about some after-hours shop talk?”