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Compounding Disaster - July 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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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 38 SPECIAL REPORT Compounding Disaster How the deadliest medication contamination case in U.S. history happened — and how it could happen again. Outpatient Surgery Editors 50 7 Cool New Gadgets Your GI Docs Will Love A gastroenterologist tours Digestive Disease Week's exhibit hall. Seth Gross, MD, FACG, FASGE, AGAF 64 Busting 5 Myths About Mini-Lap Don't let these misconceptions prevent you from providing the best for your patients. Jay A. Redan, MD, FACS 69 Beating Back Bacterial Biofilms Tips to prevent the growth of the slimy coating that lets bacteria survive and thrive. Donna Swenson, BS, CRCST, CHL 74 Decisions, Decisions: Sorting Through Your Options in Surgical Video It's hard to pick the best surgical video system when the technology keeps changing. Kendal Gapinski | Associate Editor 84 What's New in Ophthalmology 9 new products your cataract surgeons would love to get their hands on. T. Hunter Newsom, MD 97 The Whole Truth About Whole-Room Disinfection Automated antimicrobial devices reach the corners and crevices that sprays and wipes sometimes miss. Nancy L. Havill, MT(ASCP), MHA, CIC 104 Surgeon and Staff Safety: Lost in the Shuffle Does your OR team focus as much on its own safety as that of the patient's? Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 112 How We've (Nearly) Eliminated Flashing The New york Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai went from flashing nearly half of its instruments to hardly any. Editha Esquieres, RN, MHA, CNOR Contents July 2016 • Vol. XVII, No. 7 Features 84 104 117

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