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Difficult Airways - April 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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E quipment booms can serve many needs in the OR, but at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., their main appeal to surgical staffers is that they'll make sure a room's video equipment stays right where it is. "Booms keep nurses from having to be hunter-gatherers," says Sharman Lisieski, RN, CNOR, the hospital's OR and PACU director. "We're not pushing the cart from room to room. Turnover time is a big piece of the day, and in the time it takes to retrieve and set up the video equipment, we can already bring the image up in the field." 7 7 A P R I L 2 0 1 5 | O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y . N E T z HOLD EVERYTHING Equipment booms keep surgical technology and clinical information within arm's reach. Arthur Ano, BSN, RN, CNOR, CST Structure, use and space should factor into the decision. David Bernard Senior Associate Editor

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