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Snuffing Out Surgical Smoke - December 2019 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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3 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 • D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 9 Y ou've no doubt heard the trumpet calls of alarm about the dangers of surgical smoke. That the plume wafting off cauterized tissue contains chemicals Nicole Azzara | Contributing Editor Standing Up Against Surgical Smoke Perioperative nurses are the driving force behind a growing movement to eliminate perilous plumes in facilities across the country. • STAMP OUT Colorado and Rhode Island have passed mandatory smoke evacuation laws, and similar legislation is pending in Oregon and Tennessee.

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