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1 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A R C H 2 0 1 7 W ant to pro- vide your OR team with daily reminders about the importance of sharps safety? Hang a poster outside of every OR that notes how many days have passed since the last percutaneous injury. It provides an immediate reminder of the good work the surgical team is doing to protect itself from harm and the daily focus needed to keep the streak alive. Mary Pat Gilligan, DNP, CNOR, NEA-BC TriHealth's Good Samaritan Hospital Cincinnati, Ohio marypat_gilligan@ trihealth.com This Simple Sign Improves Sharps Safety • GOING STREAKING Display the days since the last stick or cut to increase sharps safety awareness. Maura Snyder Ideas Work That

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