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The Economics of Prefilled Syringes - August 2017 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 38 COVER STORY Are Prefilled Syringes Worth It? Yes, you'll spend more, but you'll waste less medication and you'll spend less time drawing it up and labeling it. Joshua Montney, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, and Johnathan E. Stinnett, CPht 53 Reducing the Risk of Wrong-Site Surgery Key defenses in the battle to eliminate preventable harm include the time out, pre- operative verification process and site marking. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 59 Warming Up to Normothermia A new CMS quality measure will require ASCs to track their ability to keep patients warm. Are you ready? Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 65 5 Strategies for Whole-Room Disinfection When time and resources are limited, efficiency is the key. Jim Burger | Senior Editor 72 Cataract Surgery Technology Update Forget the marketing pitches — our reader survey reveals what's making a real difference in eye surgery today. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 79 8 Ways to Prevent Pressure Ulcers How to maintain the integrity of each patient's skin. Diane B. Kimsey, MSN, MHA, CNOR, CMLSO 86 The Case for Robotic Hernia They're a minimally invasive opportunity for the vast majority of surgeons who haven't had a chance to master laparoscopic hernia repair. Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS 92 Improve Your Polyp Detection Rates Advances in flexible endoscopy enhance your ability to visualize the colon's walls and peer behind its folds. Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief Contents August 2017 • Vol. XVIII, No. 8 Features 72 79 86

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