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The Trouble With Transvaginal Mesh - August 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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Y ou might be able to walk and chew gum at the same time, but don't try to remember and count at the same time. Can't be done. At least not well. Our brains aren't wired to remember that there were 20 sponges while you're count- ing 14, 15, 16 suture needles. You'll easily get crossed up if you simultaneously summon the powers of memory and enumeration. A U G U S T 2 0 1 6 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 6 1 Studies on the psychology of counting helped shape AORN's updated prevention guideline. Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN • DON'T MULTITASK Record one count before starting the next. Download the key take- aways of AORN's updated Guideline for Prevention of Retained Surgical Items at osmag.net/KRkGa4. A New Way to Think About Retained Items

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