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AORN Releases 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has published the 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice with six revised guidelines.

Masimo Announces iSirona Connectivity Hub

Masimo has announced the global launch of iSirona, a compact, versatile connectivity hub designed to maximize interoperability across the continuum of care.

DJO Acquires Trilliant Surgical

DJO LLC, a global provider of medical technologies to get and keep people moving, has announced the acquisition of Trilliant Surgical, a national provider of foot and ankle orthopedic implants.

DePuy Synthes Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution Designed for Use with the ATTUNE Total Knee System

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced that DePuy Synthes has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution designed for use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System and its cleared indications for use.

Sterile Processing: An honest look at what is happening behind closed doors

David Taylor, MSN, RN, CNOR, Principal, Resolute Advisory Group LLC

Are dirty instruments making their way into your OR? If they are, the consequences can be disastrous. With increased frequency, hospitals across the country are making headline news for failing to properly clean and sterilize reusable surgical instrumentation and medical equipment. This is resulting in thousands of patients being exposed to life-threatening diseases. High-level disinfection and sterilization pose a unique challenge for hospitals. Here is how to make a difference and put your patients first. Attendees will be encouraged to share their stories and support each other.

David Taylor is a nurse leader, consultant, educator, author and nationally recognized speaker who examines the challenges operating rooms face as nurses manage their practice in the perioperative environment.

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