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

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1 0 • 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 U G U S T 2 0 1 7 Ideas Work P r a c t i c a l p e a r l s f r o m y o u r c o l l e a g u e s That Kids Love to Drive Themselves to Surgery O ur pediatric patients drive themselves to surgery in a pint- sized Ford F-150. The battery-powered vehicles are available at any big box toy store for about $500. We've found that it's a small price to pay to reduce a child's anxiety during what's a very stressful time for them and their parents. The unexpected perk since we bought the truck? The smallest member of our clinical team gets to drive it back to the pre-op area to pick up the next patient. Vicki Squires, MMEd, CCLS The Children's Hospital of San Antonio • JOY RIDE Children are all smiles as they drive themselves to the OR. The Children's Hospital of San Antonio San Antonio, Texas vicki.squires@christushealth.org

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