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

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1 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 6 I f a laser is in use in the OR, staff cannot enter unless they're wearing safety glasses. But often times that means they have to first find a pair of glasses, which is a tough task. To make it easier, we made our own eyeglass holder that you can hang up along with a LASER IN USE sign. We simply attached an adhesive hook on the door and placed the glasses on the hook. When the nurse hangs up the LASER IN USE sign, she also hangs up the glass- es. If you need to get in to ask a question, or if a staffer needs to enter the OR due to an emergency, you can simply grab the glass- es and go. Lisa Ertle, BA, RN Surgicare of Oradell (N.J.) lisaertlepatch@gmail.com Keep Safety Glasses Handy for Laser Procedures • SAFETY FIRST Keep safety glasses close by during laser procedures in the OR. Lisa Ertle, BA, RN Ideas Work That

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