SAGES leaders share why education is key for surgeons and
10 Science of Sterile Scrubs
12 Opting Out of Opioids
Surgeons say opioids aren’t always the best options for
patients for multiple reasons.
16 Moving Mobile,
OR management software is working to be more user friendly
and is striving towards big picture goals.
22 How SSIs are Prevented
Professionals discuss their methods and reasons for their
26 What's the Buzz on Surgical
Readers surveyed for opinions and overall experiences.
36 Brainstorm: Readers Discuss
Professionals realistically weigh in on waste disposal.
38 ACS Promotes Latest Growth
2 Editor’s choice
6 Reader’s Choice
Stryker PRFESS System gains interest from online readers.
11 Wound Closure
14 Disposal and Medical Waste
20 HD, 3D and 4K Products
24 SSI Prevention
28 Lighting Resource Guide
32 UV Light Roundtable
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