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

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S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 6 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 9 Share your great idea for saving time or money at ideas@outpatientsurgery.net. • Homemade hangers. Make hangers out of 3 ⁄16" stainless steel rods and use them to hang cords and cables from surgical tables, equipment booms and equipment carts. You can cut the rod to the desired lengths and bend them into hooks. Wide bends can be done by hand, but tighter hooks will require heating the rod with a propane torch, placing it in a vice and bending it to the desired shape. • Water noodles. Slice a colored water noodle lengthwise to the hollow center so the noodle opens like a clamshell. This is the perfect place to stow the electrical cord that runs from the head to the end of the bed where pneumatic devices hang.

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