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Heavy Duty - October 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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page 28, surgical facilities have responded to heavier patients with higher BMIs by raising their weight and BMI limits. We highlight some of the lesser-known benefits of video integration in "Orchestrating the Sights and Sound of Surgery" on page 40. Trump or Clinton in the presidential election? A 20-question quiz on surface disinfection Yes, add infection preventionist and Chief Bug Buster to your list of duties. "Can You Pass Our Surface Disinfection Quiz?" on page 44 tests your knowledge of antimicrobial cleaning practices with a 20- question, multiple-choice quiz. Doing both eyes on the same day Preparing for your accreditation survey Cataract surgery on both eyes at once? Patients love it. So do sur- geons. But as you'll see in "Doubling Down on Cataract Surgery" on page 50, until payers get on board, simultaneous bilateral cataracts could have a hard time gaining traction. Want to see your surgeons mope? Tell him it'll take 4 hours to reprocess his scope You can't rush instrument processing, but try telling that to a surgeon who doesn't understand why it takes so long to get his sets back. See what you can do to save a few minutes here and there in "Can You Speed Up Your Reprocessing Department?" on page 60. Scrubbing in to circulate Take your time 'cause the surgeon's late Early to bed, early to rise Must find time to exercise Can't wait till this day is done But I love the job and the crazy fun O C T O B E R 2 0 1 6 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 1

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