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The Case for Concurrent Cases - November 2018 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 1 C hildren who have unilat- eral or bilat- eral cochlear implant surgery wake up with bulky head dressings. My hand- made Coban "ban- dage buddies" turn their frowns upside- down. Kids flip through a Coban art book and choose the character or design. When they emerge from surgery, they're more excited about the cool bandage art than they are concerned about the dressings. As a pediatric surgery travel nurse, I'm not in a place for long, but my band- age art makes a lasting impression. Daniele Hoffman, BSN, RN, CNOR, CPN Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Palo Alto, Calif. danhoffman@stanfordchildrens.org Coban Bandage Art for Cochlear Implant Kids • BANDAGE BUDDIES Daniele Hoffman, RN, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, creates Coban bandage art for kids having surgery. Daniele Hoffman, BSN, RN, CNOR, CPN

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