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February 2019 Issue
This February issue features articles on indications and assessments for and risks of tourniquet use for patients during extremity surgery; the use of barcode technology as a method to improve the accuracy of pathology specimen labeling and patient safety; the identification and management of bone cement implantation syndrome, a potentially fatal complication of orthopedic surgeries that use cement; the relationship of OR time to sacral pressure injuries in critically ill patients; and more.
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- Understanding and Optimizing Tourniquet Use During Extremity Surgery
- Bone Cement Implantation Syndrome: Key Concepts for Perioperative Nurses
- Clinical Issues - February 2019
- The Effect of Barcode Technology Use on Pathology Specimen Labeling Errors
- A Phenomenographic Study of Swedish Nurse Anesthetists’ and OR Nurses’ Work Experiences
- OR Time and Sacral Pressure Injuries in Critically Ill Surgical Patients
The March 2019 Issue Preview
The March 2019 issue features articles on strategies for perioperative nurses to ensure successful minimally invasive surgery outcomes for patients, patient perspectives regarding automatic Do-Not-Resuscitate order suspension, common and emerging regenerative treatments that are applied in wound surgery, and other topics. In addition, the March issue contains the first article in a new performance improvement article series.
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