By Thomas Rosenthal

Nashville, Tenn.—When Jill Byrne, MSN, RN, CNOR, transferred back to the OR almost 10 years ago, she quickly saw that the surgeons and everyone else on her team were losing their cool.

With all of the equipment, protective gear, the number of surgical staff, and a change in OR thermostat settings, the OR had become a much hotter place to work since the last time she was a surgical nurse. After almost every procedure, one surgeon in particular emerged from the OR drenched