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Did Skin Prep Fuel This Fire? - February 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 38 COVER STORY Did Skin Prep Fuel This Fire? Alcohol-based skin preps cause only 4% of OR fires, but you must still exercise care when applying these flammable agents. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 48 Inside Our Outpatient Vascular Surgical Center How we tapped into an expanding opportunity of treating vein-related maladies and diseases. Mohmmed Margni, MD, FACS, RPVI 55 Image-guided ENT: The New Standard? How surgical navigation takes the guesswork out of delicate ENT procedures. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 62 Are Bundled Payments Good for Surgery? How to capitalize on the popular payment model that sets a flat price for all the care you'll deliver before, during and after surgery. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 70 Digging Deeper to Reduce Medical Errors If you don't reach the root cause, you're not likely to solve the problem. Spence Byrum 76 Does Size Matter When It Comes to Surgical Displays? A bigger screen size is nice, but that's not all surgeons care about. Miroslav Uchal, MD, FACS, FASMBC 83 Coming Clean on Instrument Washers Tips for buying the machine that's right for your facility. Nancy Chobin, RN, CSPM 88 7 Questions to Ask Your Compounding Lab Does your lab take medication safety as seriously as you do? Diane Stopyra | Contributing Editor 97 Secrets to Safe Same-Day Spinal Fusion Anterior cervical surgery is all about patient selection and pain management. W. Bradley Worthington, MD Contents February 2017 • Vol. XVIII, No. 2 Features 76 103 110

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