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OR Excellence Awards 2016 - September 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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An anesthesiologist reportedly blinded 5 patients in one morning at an ophthalmic surgery center while trying to administer blocks. osmag.net/4xzdyc Surgeons should always change out of soiled scrubs and hats before consulting with family members, per new surgical attire guide- lines from the American College of Surgeons. osmag.net/c7txvs A Massachusetts hospital that wrongly removed a kidney from a patient blamed the patient's outside physician, insisting that it followed proper protocols and did nothing wrong. osmag.net/8wcptn An anesthesia group accused of offering free meds to ASCs in exchange for exclusive con- tracts agreed to pay the government more than $1 million. osmag.net/kedwj2 The courts upheld a $3.8 million award to a man whose 27-year-old wife died 4 days after having fat moved from her midsection to her but- tocks at a medical spa. osmag.net/jy6fwj Is it OK for colorectal patients to drink clear liquids up to 2 hours before surgery and to chew gum 3 times a day after surgery? osmag.net/qyf7nq An anesthesiologist allegedly provided a woman he'd met online — and several of her friends — with heroin, cocaine and numerous prescription drugs. osmag.net/dmpyo8 An anesthesiologist says he was ordered to skimp on anesthesia to speed patients through emergence and discharge. osmag.net/e5prun How did a Canadian hospital lower its ortho- pedic SSI rate? By reducing the number of times the OR doors were opened during cases. osmag.net/5vgbst An Oregon man filed a $22 million mal- practice suit, claiming he was left para- lyzed from the neck down because his surgeon twice dropped an instrument onto his spinal cord. osmag.net/bpmww2 Top 10 viewed features on outpatientsurgery.net IN CASE YOU MISSED IT … Create and customize your free web and e-newsletter preferences at outpatientsurgery.net/user/create. You'll be first to know when Outpatient Surgery posts breaking news, polls, discussion boards and other online exclusives.

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