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Battle Post-op Pain Without Opioids - April 2016 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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P atients love the soothing feel of a warm blanket before they head into sur- gery, so why not offer the same comfort to friends and family members who are sit- ting anxiously in the waiting room? Going the extra mile will enhance their experi- ence during a stress- ful time, and provides evidence that you're taking just as good care of their loved ones in the OR. Patricia A. Kelly, DNP, RN, CNS, AGN-BC, AOCN Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas patriciakelly@texashealth.org A P R I L 2 0 1 6 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 2 7 Warm Blankets While They Wait • COMFORT MEASURES Patients' family and friends would love a warm blanket, too. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN Ideas Work That

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