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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Anesthesia - July 2017

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J U LY 2 0 1 7 O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y . N E T 4 1 W ith the possible exception of the PACU nurse who serves the apple juice, your anesthe- sia providers can make or break a patient's surgical experience more so than anyone else dressed in The Quest for Patient-Pleasing Anesthesia • AMBASSADOR? In the battle for high scores on patient satisfaction surveys, your anesthesia providers can play a key role, says anesthesiologist Michael Reines, MD. Michael Reines, MD 4 ways your anesthesia providers can boost patient satisfaction. Michael Reines, MD Corona del Mar, Calif. scrubs. Are you over- looking the ways your anesthetists can improve patient satisfaction, including decreasing delays, speeding recov- ery, reducing post-op nausea and controlling pain with fewer opioids? Here are 4 ways they can deliver outpatient anes- thetics with outstanding results. 1. Reduce PONV. Except for pain, there's nothing patients dread more than being nau- seous or vomiting after surgery. The best ways to avoid PONV?

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