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How Safe Are Your Patients? - June 2016 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J U N E 2 0 1 6 I n GYN cases when the patient has to go up in stirrups, place a garbage bag under the table mattress. When you remove the foot piece, simply place the bag that is waiting there under the but- tocks and use as a catch-all for the prep and urine from the doc draining the blad- der. Then all you have to do is throw the whole bag away. This is so much easier and less messy than a kick bucket. Chuck Knight, RN, BSN, CNOR Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital Alexandria, La. cknight@clshospital.com A Simple Trick for Cleaner GYN Cases • CATCH-ALL Placing a garbage bag under the table mattress can be tidier than using a kick bucket during certain GYN cases. Chuck Knight, RN, BSN, CNOR Ideas Work P r a c t i c a l p e a r l s f r o m y o u r c o l l e a g u e s That

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