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What's the Harm? - December 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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less-than-optimal tools out of circulation and having them repaired, I think it's justified. The last thing you want to do is give a dull piece of equipment to a surgeon. Not only will you lose credibility, you'll also likely end up with further damage and have to replace that equipment that much sooner. As an alternative, spending an extra couple of hun- dred dollars on additional inventory is likely to be a sound invest- ment. OSM 1 0 9 D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 5 | O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T Mr. Lunz (lunzmc@upmc.edu) is director of the surgical processing department at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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