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Marking Madness - April 2013 - Subscribe

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OSM560-April_DIGITAL_Layout 1 4/5/13 2:33 PM Page 149 ready-to-use cordless design gives surgeons a new option for procedures where speed and range of motion may be critical. This self-contained device includes the generator and power source so no assembly is required, which allows for quick procedure set-up. The cordless feature removes the potential for tangled cords while multiple instruments are in use. ethicon.com The Only Sterile Skin Antiseptics Although many skin antiseptics have sterile outer packaging, the antiseptic inside the package — arguably the most important component because it touches the patients' skin — is not sterilized. For more than 30 years, Aplicare has provided the only sterile pre-operative skin preparation antiseptics. Contaminated pre-op skin preparations have been associated with clinical infections and adverse outcomes and, in some cases, death. aplicaresterility.com A P R I L 2 013 | O U T PAT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E | 1 4 9

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