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Manager's Guide to Surgery's Ambulatory Anesthesia - July 2015

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J U LY 2 0 1 5 O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T 2 3 There are inherent risks in all medical devices. Please refer to the product labeling for Indications, Cautions, Warnings, and Contraindications. Failure to follow the product labeling could directly impact patient safety. Physician is responsible for prescribing and administering medications per instructions provided by the drug manufacturer. Refer to www.halyardhealth.com for product safety Technical Bulletins. 1. The Joint Commission. Sentinel Event Alert. A complimentary publication of The Joint Commission. Issue 49, August 2012. 2. Attarian, David E. What is a preventable adverse event? AAOS Now. 2008, May. 3. unknown. (12, December). Lifespan adopts emergency department guidelines created to curb opioid misuse and abuse. Retrieved from http://www.acphospitalist.org/archives/2014/02/coverstory.htm. 4. Alam et al. Long-term analgesic use after low-risk surgery: a retrospective study. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Mar 12;172(5):425-30. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2011.1827. 5. Data on file. ON-Q* Pain Relief System. *Registered Trademark or Trademark of Halyard Health, Inc. or its a"liates. © 2015 HYH. All rights reserved. RX Only. MK-00754 03/2015. PAIN MANAGEMENT YOU CAN DEPEND ON. WE TAKE PAIN PERSONALLY REASON #1 THE NEED FOR NON!NARCOTIC PAIN MANAGEMENT THERAPY HAS NEVER BEEN GREATER. Hospitals are looking to reduce adverse events and opioid consumption. 1-3 Patients receiving an opioid prescription within 7 days of surgery were 44% more likely to become long-term opioid users within 1 year when compared with those who received no such prescription. 4 ON-Q* is proven to reduce the amount of narcotics patients receive after surgery. 5 For more than 16 years, we have been focused on improving patient outcomes. By continuously working together with clinicians to improve catheter place- ments and block techniques, the ON-Q* Pain Relief System has been able to reduce the amount of narcot- ics needed to e!ectively manage post surgical pain— for each patient and procedure. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 800Ä 448Å3569 OR VISIT HALYARDHEALTH.COM/ONÅQ Page 11

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