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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 • 5 7 the rare occasion when something went wrong, the circulating nurse (and defacto room DJ) had to first realize the patient was in trouble and then rush to turn down the music. General surgeon Alistair MacDonald, MD, has been in ORs that needed to get really quiet, real- ly quickly. That's why he created the CanaryBox, which interfaces with the anesthesia monitor and a music source, and automatically turns down the tunes if the patient's heart rate, oxygen saturation or non-invasive blood pressure reach concerning levels. The device is compatible with the anesthesia monitors of many leading manufactur- ers. It also accepts a standard audio input, so your personal devices can serve as a music source, and has a standard audio output jack. viscotcs@viscot.com • www.viscot.com • 800.221.0658 contact us for your free custom proof Improve communication - Reduce Errors 61% of sentinel events are caused by communication failures* *The Joint Commission Viscot Medical Communication Boards • Free customization • Disinfectant safe • No Minimums

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