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

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1 2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 8 Ideas Work That W e found an unlikely remedy for mishandled, mislabeled and even lost specimens: standardized specimen carts for each OR. When nurses move from room to room, they know that the cart is stocked and has everything they need to collect a specimen. We position the carts in the same spot in each OR — near the sub-sterile door so when the surgeon breaks scrub, he can look at the specimen and sign the order. Jessica Liston, MS, RN, CNOR Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center Santa Cruz, Calif. patenajl@sutterhealth.org PATHOLOGY Standardize Your Specimen Management Carts • CART CONTINUITY With standardized specimen management carts in each OR, nurses have ready access to the sup- plies they need. Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center

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