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

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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 • F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 7 On the Cover That's 86-year-old Jeanne Holden, who went to the Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center in Tigard, Ore., to have a left tem- poral artery biopsy performed and left horribly burned after a fire erupted on her face. We examine what could have fueled the flames and quiz you on other real-life scenarios to highlight best practices in prepping patients for surgery. Cover design by Ethan Anderson Photo courtesy of Kafoury & McDougal 8 Editor's Page Putting Things Into Their Proper Perspective Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 10 Ideas That Work • Cleaner, more stable capnography • "X marks the spot" for OR cleaning • A positive spin on pre-op time outs 18 Safety Inside Our Sharps Safety Success Mary Pat Gilligan, DNP, CNOR, NEA-BC 23 Coding & Billing How Much Are You Leaving on the Table? Vi Dodd, CPC, and Caleb Cox 27 Legal Update The Legal Burden of Workplace Bullying Angela T. Burnette, Esq., and Rebecca Kennedy, Esq. 33 Business Advisor Low Patient Satisfaction Scores Will Cost You Diane Stopyra | Contributing Editor 118 Thinking of Buying … Whole-Room Disinfection Systems Automated units reach the surfaces that manual cleaning misses. James Davis, MSN, CIC 133 Anesthesia Alert Key Takeaways From the New OSA Guidelines Jim Burger | Senior Editor 138 Product News 144 Cutting Remarks Live Your Bliss John D. Kelly IV, MD 146 Behind Closed Doors The Not-So-Golden Olden Days Paula Watkins, RN, CNOR 18 133 Departments 103 Boost Your Adenoma Detection Rate Tools, techniques and technology for more efficient screening colonoscopies. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 110 3 Amazing Advances in Refractive Cataract Surgery Outfit your facility to deliver the optimum outcomes savvy patients are demanding. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor Features

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