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Throw Away The Script - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - February 2019

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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6 0 • 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 E ver think of all you can do to optimize your patients' experience and improve their surgical outcomes — before they even step foot into your facility? Here are 5 easy ways to improve your pre-operative protocol. 1. Nutrition A malnourished patient is likely to have bad outcomes. Thomas K. Varghese, Jr., MD, MS, head of the section of general thoracic surgery Primed for Success 5 ways to prepare your patients for great outcomes and satisfying experiences in the days before surgery. Kendal Gapinski | Contributing Editor • PROPER PRE-OP PLANNING Improving your pre-operative processes will optimize your patient's experience.

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