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Almost Left Behind - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine - April 2018

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the locked door, all we have to do is look at each other and we crack up. • Caution: wet floor. The restrooms in the dressing room are so far away from the OR suites that it'll take you more than a few minutes to go to the bathroom and get back to the room. Some architect in his infinite wisdom saw this and included 2 bi- gender bathrooms in the OR hall. After hoofing it relentlessly in a 8 plus-hour shift, Kate, one of the techs, had to go really bad. So she sneaked off (so she thought) to use one of the bathrooms in the OR hall. That's when an orderly seized his opportunity. Once Kate locked the door, he counted to 10 and then poured about a half a bucket of clean mop water under the door. Kate could be heard yelling clear down the hall. The orderly knew he'd have to clean it up, but the situation was just too tempting to resist. • Wrong door. The OR suite had your standard double-door system. One of our scrub techs put a USE OTHER DOOR sign on each door. Poor Behind Closed Doors BCD 1 0 8 • 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 P R I L 2 0 1 8

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