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Queasy Feeling - April 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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A P R I L 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 4 7 A Hole In One? Kimberly J. Elgin, MSN, RN, CNOR, CLNC Richmond, Va. DOUBLEGLOVING • INDICATOR GLOVE Most glove punctures are tiny and identified only after surgery, not at the time of the incident. Wearing a darker-colored indicator glove makes it easier to spot breaches. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN T he first time you ask them to wear 2 pairs of gloves, they might look at you like you have 3 heads. But if you want to make double-gloving mandatory for all How we convinced our surgeons and staff to double-glove.

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