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The Power to Prevent SSIs - June 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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J U N E 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 2 1 N ot everyone remembers to wear loose-fitting pants to a foot surgery. How can you get those pants up over a bulky foot bandage or pins without disturbing them? Here's a quick fix. Pull a clean bag over the foot and you'll be able to slide those pants on with ease. You could use the bag from the patient's new surgical shoe. Lisa Ertle, BA, RN Surgicare of Oradell (N.J.) lertle@sovms.com • LET IT SLIDE Use the bag from the patient's surgical shoe to slide her pants over a foot bandage. Lisa Ertle, BA, RN Slip Pants Over Foot Bandage

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