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December 29, 2020

Study: Family caregivers provide complex, chronic care

“Home Alone: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care, ” from AARP and United Hospital Fund, found that almost half (46%) of family caregivers perform medical/surgical tasks […]
December 29, 2020

Practical strategies to prevent surgical sharps injuries

Perioperative professionals are among the healthcare professionals at highest risk for sharps injuries—getting stuck by a suture needle or cut by a scalpel. About 30% of […]
December 29, 2020

Practical strategies to prevent surgical sharps injuries

Perioperative professionals are among the healthcare professionals at highest risk for sharps injuries—getting stuck by a suture needle or cut by a scalpel. About 30% of […]
December 29, 2020

Reducing sharps injuries in non-hospital settings

Recently, one of this article’s coauthors had a nuclear medicine scan at an outpatient facility. She noticed the nurse used extreme caution when handling the syringe […]