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COVID-19 Crisis - April 2020 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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A P R I L 2 0 2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 5 QUICK CONFIRMATION Wristbands Promote Right-side Surgery I n addition to marking the correct surgery site, we always place patients' ID and allergy wristbands on the side thier surgeries will be per- formed. It's a simple safety check that helps us con- firm the proper site is marked. When patients ask about the practice, our answer puts them at ease. They like to know that we have a multilayered plan in place to prevent wrong-site surgery. Jane Bell, RN, BSN Cityview Surgery Center Fort Worth, Texas jane@cityviewsurgery.com • SAME-SIDE SAFETY A simple reminder can help your staff confirm later- ality during the pre-op time out. Cityview Surgery Center

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