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Throw Away The Script - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - February 2019

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1 4 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 • F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9 W e're all sub- ject to Murphy's Laws of the operating room, like the not-so- funny one that match- es the slowest circula- tor with the fastest surgeon. Here are 25 laws I wish they'd abolish. 1. There will be plenty of "oops." For sur- gery's unexpected adventures, always have some "oh-bleep" suture in the room. 2. You always get the C-arm cases because the other 2 nurses are pregnant. 3. You always get the meanest surgeon because he's kicked everybody else out. 4. The tallest surgeons always get the shortest techs and nurses, who always get the heaviest patients. 5. Your buddies who were gabbing at the nurses station just a minute ago vanish into thin air when you need their help. 25 Murphy's Laws of the OR If something can go wrong, it will (blame anesthesia when it does). Behind Closed Doors Paula Watkins, RN • MURPHY'S LAW There goes Murphy taking a header in the OR.

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