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Almost Left Behind - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - April 2018

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1 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 H ere's an easy way to ensure you always have a charged defibrillator battery. Label your 2 batteries #1 and #2. One is always in the defibrillator and the other sits on top of the cart. Every Monday, we alternate the batteries, docu- menting on our daily crash cart log sheet which one is in the defibrillator while we let the resting one drain its charge (biomed says that's the best practice to extend the life of batteries). Deborah Rachel-Berg, RN Independent Surgery Center Chippewa Falls, Wis. berg.deb@isurgerycenter.com Alternate Your Defibrillator Batteries • KEEPING A CHARGE Regular rotation of the defibrillator battery means it'll always be ready should you need it. Deborah Dachel-Berg, RN

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