Using Failure Modes and Effects Analysis to improve special-order implant procurement
Key words: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), implant procurement, special-order implant, risk profile number (RPN), interdisciplinary teamwork.
Heat stress among perioperative personnel
Key words: heat stress, environmental conditions, task performance, surgical tasks, OR temperature.
Venous thromboembolism prevention for bariatric surgery patients
Key words: venous thromboembolism (VTE), prophylactic measures, bariatric surgery, risk factors, prevention protocol.
Disinfecting case carts using ultraviolet light systems
Key words: environmental cleaning, decontamination, case cart, ultraviolet (UV) light system, pulsed xenon.