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

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3 8 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E J U LY 2 0 1 5 T he next time you're preparing to start an IV and fail to see a beautiful puffy vein sitting below the skin's surface just waiting to be stuck, take a deep breath, relax and reach for a vein-imaging device. The technology can help you identify suitable IV start sites without sticking and praying. "It's made a huge difference for our staff, especially those members who didn't have the same skill set as others," says Jennifer Blanton, RN, director of What Difficult Veins? Imaging technology all but guarantees first-stick success when starting IVs. Daniel Cook Executive Editor z X-RAY VISION Vein-imaging technolo- gy shows you where to focus your efforts. Physicians' Eye Surgery Center

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