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What Surgeons Want - November 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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N O V 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 • 6 9 Y ou don't have to look far to find a good rea- son to conduct a glove trial. Maybe you want to streamline your inventory because you have so many boxes and brands of gloves on your shelves that some are expiring. Maybe you want to go latex-free or powder-free. Maybe you want your team to start double-gloving. Or maybe it's a performance issue — the gloves are ripping or tearing. Whatever the reason, there are certain steps you can take to ensure a successful How to Run a Successful Glove Trial With clear goals, communication and an organized plan, glove trials don't have to be trying experiences. Denise M. Korniewicz, PhD, RN, FAAN Leawood, Kans. • GOING TO TRIAL How can you ensure your glove trial won't be met by staff and surgeon revolt? Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN

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