AORN EXPO KEYNOTERS FOCUS ON GUIDELINES OF A DIFFERENT SORT

Monday, February 19, 2018 1:26:54 PM America/New_York

One very important service AORN provides to its members is in the form of perioperative guidelines.  There’s the AORN-approved Guideline for Medical Device and Product Evaluation, for example, and the AORN Guideline for Positioning the Patient. But in addition to those and the many other best practices guidelines offered by AORN, at the upcoming Global Surgical Conference & Expo, three well-known keynote speakers will be discussing “guidelines” of a different sort. Call them “people guidelines”. Read on...

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AORN-APPROVED GUIDELINE SETS OUT FOUR CORNERSTONES OF PRODUCT EVALUATION

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 1:33:20 PM America/New_York

The Guideline for Medical Device and Product Evaluation, approved by AORN, is meant to help perioperative teams develop and implement a process for evaluating FDA cleared medical devices and products for use in the operating room.  Read on...

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RNS PROVE TO BE KEY AUDIENCE IN PRODUCT EVALUATION STUDIES

Monday, February 5, 2018 10:54:04 AM America/New_York

In a qualitative research study involving 72 participants at four acute care hospitals preparatory to AORN’s publishing of its latest Guideline for Medical Device and Product Evaluation, “Healthcare industry representatives described RNs as a key audience because RNs have direct contact with patients, prescribers, and purchasers.” Read on...

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ASK ACTION PRODUCTS – KNOW YOUR CAREGIVERS

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:37:45 PM America/New_York

A caregiver is a person who takes responsibility for someone who cannot fully care for him or herself. Whether they are family members or trained professionals, caregivers need to have a very special combination of traits, including patience, alertness, and dependability. Read on...

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AKTON® POLYMER - AN IMPORTANT VARIABLE IN HOME-BASED CARE OUTCOMES

Monday, January 29, 2018 9:35:51 AM America/New_York

“In-home health care, clinicians recognize that the care setting – the home – is the inviolable domain of the patient.  Therefore, compared to the hospitalized patient, the home health care patient often has a greater role in determining how and even if certain interventions will be implemented,” authors Ellenbecker, Samia, Cushman, and Alster comment in An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses.  Read on...

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