Keyword: Surgical Techniques

Hydrogen Peroxide Foam Effective as Hospital Disinfectant

Hydrogen peroxide foam is an affordable, effective method of disinfecting hospital sinks, according to a new study.

An American Dies Every 15 minutes From a Resistant Infection

An American dies every 15 minutes from a resistant infection, according to CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, who released the latest CDC update on...

Preparing for the Uptick in Transgender Patients and Gender-Affirming Procedures

Nashville, Tenn.—In the summer of 2017, Kim M. Hughes, RN, CNOR, scrubbed in for a chest reconstruction surgery. The patient, Morgan—a 17-year-old transgender boy—was undergoing...

Collaborative Guidelines Help Slash Post-op Opioid Use

Evidence-based prescribing guidelines reduced postoperative opioid consumption for nine general surgeries by roughly 30%.