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3-Minute Turnover - December 2018 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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I asked my extended family of surgical sisters and brothers what they'd like to see sterile double-wrapped under the irrigation tower we decorate as a Christmas tree. Their list, dear Santa: More cordless equipment in the OR. Even the sure- footed fledglings can trip on cords from towers, bovies, C- arms, harmonics, pumps, NovaSures and shavers. More youngbloods. Maybe just warm bod- ies would be good. We'd even appreciate a few lukewarm bodies that will work 5% harder. A little help from the boss. Bean counters who think less manpower is better for the bottom line should have to help 1 2 3 All We Want for Christmas Santa's going to need a bigger sleigh to hold these presents. Behind Closed Doors Paula Watkins, RN D E C 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 4 5

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