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6 • O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J U N E 2 0 2 0 On the Cover Anesthesiologist Edward Grimes, MD, nurse Mary Clifford, BSN, RN, and Torrington Wagner are all smiles before Torrington undergoes shoulder surgery at UConn Health Surgery Center. Elective procedures are starting up again in ORs across the coun- try after being put on pause dur- ing the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. Staff are thrilled to get back to the jobs they love and patients are happy to receive the care they need. So far so good as surgery restarts in a new era. Cover design by Ethan Anderson Photo by UConn Health/ Karen Curley, RN 12 108 Features 102 How to Prevent Wrong-Site Spine Surgery Imaging enhancements and culture changes will ensure these errors truly are never events. Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA Departments 8 Editor's Page Ahead of the Curve Dan Cook | Editor-in-Chief 12 Ideas That Work • DIY intubation boxes • Monkeys for your masks • Fun and funky surgical caps 19 Business Advisor Capitalizing on the Coronavirus Adam Taylor | Senior Associate Editor 23 Staffing Readjusting to the Reopening Karen J. Foli, PhD, RN, FAAN 27 Legal Update Avoiding Lawsuits in the COVID-19 Era Casey Duhart, BS, M.Ed, JD 108 Infection Prevention Limit the Risks of COVID-19 Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD, FASA 112 Product News 115 Behind Closed Doors Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder Paula Watkins, RN

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