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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Anesthesia - July 2019

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J U L Y 2 0 1 9 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 S urgeons per- form cutting- edge care and nurses are the heart of health care, but it's anesthesia providers who have their fingers on the pulse of same- day surgical care. Their abilities to effec- tively prevent and manage pain, prevent PONV, titrate sedation levels and secure the most difficult of air- ways determine how quickly and safely patients move through your facility. Anesthesiologists are increasingly more involved throughout the entire episode of care in order to optimize patients for surgery, see them safely through procedures and prepare them for excellent outcomes. Same-day sur- gery accounts for about 70% of all elective procedures performed in the United States, and with total joints, thyroidectomies and hysterec- Anesthesia's Advances Pace Outpatient Care Skilled providers are helping you add increasingly complex procedures. On Point Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FFARCSI • EXPERT TOUCH Anesthesia providers have a direct and significant impact on case efficiencies and outcomes. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR

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