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8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 9 R ather than handing patients a single-use plastic bag to store their belongings, we now give them a reusable blue plastic storage bucket. We have plenty of the 2-feet wide by 4-inches high buckets, which our anesthesia providers use to hold their sup- plies. They're easy to wipe down and clean after use, and we can use them again and again and again — instead of throwing away thou- Ideas Work P r a c t i c a l p e a r l s f r o m y o u r c o l l e a g u e s That BUCKETS, NOT BAGS Eco-Friendly Solution to Storing Patient Belongings • ALONG FOR THE RIDE Not only do plastic buckets provide ample room to store patient belongings, but they also fit nicely underneath stretchers. Saddle River Valley Surgical Center

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