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Thumbs Up on Safety Scalpels - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - May 2019

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1 0 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A Y 2 0 1 9 Y ou make every effort to ensure your patients' comfort for the few hours that they pass through your facility, but what about your surgeons and staff? Like gladiators, they emerge from the locker room gloved, gowned and ready to do battle. Day after day, week after week, month after month, they stand and bend and twist and turn under the harsh glare of the OR lights for hours on end. Here are 6 simple things you can do to make the OR a more comfortable working environment for them. Joe Paone | Senior Associate Editor Keep Your OR Team Comfortable The physical demands of surgery can wear down your doctors and staff. • TAKE A LOAD OFF Orthopedic surgeon David Abrutyn, MD, stands on a suction mat that eases leg fatigue while it collects fluids. Summit Medical Group Orthopedics

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