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  1. Stryker Endoscopy Equipment in the Operating Room
    I've noticed our Stryker stuff isn't aging well. That's important for a smaller hospital with limited resources. I've heard our director say he will probably not buy Stryker next time unless the...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. OR nursing vs. floor nursing
    Ask your manager if you can observe some surgeries. If you're turned down, ask the surgical director if you can come in on your day off and observe. Circulators are much more than "go-fers". I ensure...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Injecting lidocaine into the neck
    Let me start this stating that I am a new grad. I have been a circ for about a month and a half. It was brought to my attention that one of our surgeons has been injecting 1% lido w epi into the...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Prep solution for open wounds
    Just had an inservice from the Chloraprep rep. She says unless it is necrotic, Chloraprep stays off open wounds. It can inhibit new tissue growth. You can ask your rep to bring or email you research.
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing