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Compounding Disaster - July 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 8 • 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 l y 2 0 1 6 O ur new system for pulling cases has saved a lot of time and energy. Instead of piling supplies for the next day's cases on carts — and sometimes having to spend consid- erable time searching for the right cart — we now have individual plastic bins for each case. We simply put the case supplies in the bins and attach the preference cards to the outsides. It's a much easier way to keep things straight. Suzie Dellinger, RN Magnolia Regional Health Center Corinth, Miss. rdellinger@mrhc.org Pull Cases in Plastic Bins, Not Case Carts Jill Foster, RN • PULL CASES Instead of using case carts, consider storing supplies for each case in plastic bins. Ideas Work That

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