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OR Excellence 2019 Awards - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - September 2019

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S urgeons come in all shapes, sizes and sexes with individual ergonomic needs. Those instruments designed for the burly 6-foot-6 surgeon who played middle linebacker in college aren't ide- ally suited for the petite 5-foot- 4 mother of two, who possess- es just as much grit but not as much grip. It's important for you and your surgeons to keep their comfort in mind so they can continue to operate, and operate well, instead of suc- cumbing to debilitating repetitive stress injuries. Ergonomics in the OR: Protecting Your Surgeons Limit your physicians' risk of suffering career-threatening injuries from the physical strain of surgery. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor • COMFORT MEASURES Set up your ORs so surgeons of all shapes, sizes and sexes can operate in comfort. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 9 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 0 1

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