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Queasy Feeling - April 2017 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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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 • A P R I L 2 0 1 7 On the Cover Patients don't have to dread feeling sick after surgery if you recognize PONV's risk factors, have a game plan in place for preventing the sickening side effect and use a combination of proven antiemetic interventions. With the 5-point plan outlined by Edna Ma, MD, an anesthesi- ologist in Beverly Hills, Calif., your patients will be sure to stomach their post-op snacks. Cover design by Ethan Anderson Photo by Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN 8 Editor's Page More Questions Than Answers Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 12 Ideas That Work • Detect the onset of MH • Tame tangled electrical cords • Competition drives online pre-admissions 23 Business Advisor The Art of the Flip Dan Peterson, MHSA, FACHE 27 Legal Update It's Not Easy to Deep-Six Deadwood Docs John H. Fisher, II 31 Staffing Avoid Career Burnout Jeffrey M. Smith, MD 35 Coding & Billing 3 Places to Look for Hidden Revenue Rebecca Geise 140 Product News 146 Infection Prevention 3 Surgical Attire Battles Worth Fighting For Lisa Spruce, DNP, RN, CNS-CP, CNOR, ACNS, ACNP, FAAN 152 Behind Closed Doors Does This Stuff Ever Happen to You? Paula Watkins, RN, CNOR 12 27 Departments 128 6 Lessons Our (Near Miss) Medication Error Taught Us Injecting a patient with local anesthetic instead of contrast dye was a blessing in disguise. Catherine Dutton, MSN, RN, CNOR, and Diane Betti, MSN, RN, CNOR, CSPDT, ST 134 Safety Starts at the Top Leadership is the first key to prevention. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor Features

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