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Clear Cut - July 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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6 O U T P AT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | J U LY 2 0 1 5 J u l y 2 0 1 5 | V o l . X V I , N o . 7 C O N T E N T S 44 COVER STORY Clear Cut Are you marking the surgical site right? Our survey shows room for improvement. Jim Burger | Associate Editor 53 Make the Switch to Safety Scalpels Practical advice for getting your (protected) points across. David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor 60 What's New in Gastroenterology? Cool products from Digestive Disease Week. Seth A. Gross, MD, FACG, FASGE 73 The Value of Turnover Kits Provide your staff with the supplies they need to clean and set up rooms. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 82 Advances in Video Imaging The days of laparoscopic surgeons feeling as though they're operating through a straw are long gone. Pamela Ertel, RN, BSN, CNOR, RNFA, CASC, FABC 89 11 Hot Products for Ophthalmology Innovation abounds in the ASCRS exhibit hall. T. Hunter Newsom, MD 100 Stay Ahead of Ergonomic Injuries Preparation is the key to prevention. Line Doucet, MBA 108 Arthroscopy's 3 Hidden Advances These features have greatly benefited minimally invasive joint repair. Eloy Ochoa Jr., MD 100 Outpatient Surgery July 2015 R Magazine www outpatientsurgery.net Are you marking the surgical site right? Look inside to find out. P. 26 Clear Cut 7 Great Ideas That Work p. 10 Shop Smart for Capital Equipment p. 16 Cool Products From Digestive Disease Week p. 34 What Every Eye Surgeon Hopes You'll Buy p. 52 Prevent Ergonomic Injuries p. 58 Noise Pollution In the OR p. 66 On the Cover Wrong-site surgery a never event? Hardly. The avoidable mistake occurs thousands of times a year, and incorrectly marked surgical sites are at least partially to blame. Our survey of more than 500 readers reveals a serious need to standardize the site-marking process and implement policies that ensure surgeons cut where they should. Cover design by Ethan Anderson Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN F E A T U R E S

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