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Would You Operate On This Patient? - October 2015 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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8 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 | O C T O B E R 2 0 1 5 10 Editor's Page Does Forced-Air Warming Increase SSI Risk? Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 16 Ideas That Work • Orange is the new color of sterile processing • Firefighters make great hires • 6 solutions that are sure to keep your schedule moving 26 Coding & Billing Fight Back Against Rejected Claims Elizabeth Lemoine, JD 32 Legal Update Are You Paying Your Medical Director Fairly? John D. Fanburg, JD, and Lani M. Dornfeld, JD 36 Anesthesia Alert Putting 3 Anesthesia Dogmas to Sleep Mike MacKinnon, CRNA 40 Safety Keys to Smooth Patient Handoffs Pegi Wasserman, RN, BSN 176 Thinking of Buying … Flexible GI Endoscope Image quality and scope handling make the difference. Samir Parikh, MD, FACS, FASCRS 184 Product News 193 Cutting Remarks Lessons Learned From India John D. Kelly IV, MD 195 Behind Closed Doors Are You Afraid of the OR? Paula Watkins, RN, CNOR 16 26 32 193 D E P A R T M E N T S C O N T E N T S 139 Pointers for Preventing Cataract Surgery Infections Some basic precautions can limit the risk of post-op trouble. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 146 5 Keys to Safer Spine Surgery As you take on complex spine cases, here's how to prevent common complications. Nitin Khanna, MD 154 Which Anesthesia Machine Is Right for You? Choose like an expert, based on these 13 factors. Michael A. Olympio, MD 164 3 Key Debates in Same-Day Knee Replacement Experts discuss the roles of robotics, vendor reps and anesthesia in the outpatient evolution. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor F E A T U R E S

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