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OR Manager Conference (formerly Managing Today’s OR Suite), brings together more than 1, 400 managers and directors involved in leading the surgical suite for 3 days of continuing education and networking opportunities. The conference builds on the content developed in each issue of OR Manager, providing you with a live learning experience. Earn CEs, AEUs, and explore new technologies with solution providers.

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OR Manager Conference provides you with plenty of opportunities to earn contact hours throughout the three days you will spend in Orlando!

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Updates from OR Manager

SHEA issues new guidance on infection control in anesthesiology

Editor’s Note The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) on December 11 published a new expert guidance on “Infection prevention in the operating room anesthesia work area.” Key recommendations of the guidance to improve infection prevention include: Increased hand hygiene performed, at a minimum, before aseptic tasks, after removing gloves, when hands are soiled, […] The post SHEA issues new guidance on infection control in anesthesiology appeared first on OR Manager.
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Hospital jobs up 12,700 in November

Editor’s Note US hospital jobs increased 12,700 in November to a seasonally adjusted 5,228,200, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on December 7. That is up 118,000 more employees than a year ago. Overall, healthcare employment has increased by 328,300 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate is 3.7%. The post Hospital jobs up 12,700 in November appeared first on OR Manager.
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Ultrarestrictive opioid prescription strategy results in fewer pills dispensed, no increase in pain

Editor’s Note In this study, an ultrarestrictive opioid prescribing strategy was associated with a reduction in the number of pills dispensed without changes in postoperative pain, complications, or increases in prescription refill requests. In this case-control 2-year analysis of 1,231 women having surgery for gynecologic cancer, those having ambulatory or minimally invasive procedures weren’t prescribed […] The post Ultrarestrictive opioid prescription strategy results in fewer pills dispensed, no increase in pain appeared first on OR Manager.
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FDA issues statement on updated rates of duodenoscope contamination

Editor’s Note The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 10 issued a statement on an updated safety communication about rates of duodenoscope contamination obtained from preliminary postmarket data. Interim results from sampling studies from device manufacturers−Olympus, Fujifilm, and Pentax− indicate higher-than-expected contamination rates after reprocessing. Up to 3% of samples tested positive for more […] The post FDA issues statement on updated rates of duodenoscope contamination appeared first on OR Manager.
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