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

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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 9 A small dry- erase board can convey a lot of important infor- mation and help make sure important info doesn't get lost or garbled during handoffs. We hung a small board in each of our PACU bays and have the circulator write down each patient's name, PACU arrival time, IV fluid amount left to count and ASA number. It helps ensure accurate communication and improves patient safe- ty. Emily Bobo, RN Magnolia Regional Health Center Corinth, Miss. ebobo@mrhc.org On Board With Better Communication Jill Foster, RN

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