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Queasy Feeling - April 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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A P R I L 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 40 COVER STORY 5 Steps to PONV Prevention Post-operative nausea and vomiting is one of surgery's most unwanted side effects. Here's how to keep patients' stomachs settled. Edna Ma, MD 47 Hole in One? How we convinced our surgeons and staff to double-glove. Kimberly J. Elgin, MSN, RN, CNOR, CLNC 54 Safe Patient Positioning: A Photo Essay A pictorial depicting proper techniques to ensure surgical access and patient safety. Emily Schaub, RN, BSN 72 Getting Certified for Total Joint Surgery Hear from the very first facilities to achieve advanced certification for total hip and total knee replacement. Jim Burger | Senior Editor 82 What's New in Surgical Lights? Shining a light on the innovations for illuminating the surgical field. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 88 How Do You Dispose of Fluid Medical Waste? Three facilities discuss their choice of liquid waste management. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 96 12 Things You Didn't Know About Airway Emergencies They can be difficult to predict and frightening to manage. Here's what you need to keep in mind. Diane Stopyra | Contributing Editor 104 Your Options for Managing Small Pupils The list of devices and drugs for pupillary dilation and maintenance is growing. Jim Burger | Senior Editor 113 Endoscope Reprocessing Gone Wrong Recent outbreaks shine light on the dirty truth about the scope cleaning practices at facilities across the country. Frank Myers, MA, CIC, FAPIC 120 Are Surgeons Fueling the Opioid Epidemic? If surgeons are "unwittingly enablers of addiction, abuse and overdosage," how should they manage post-op pain? Daniel Cook | Executive Editor Contents April 2017 • Vol. XVIII, No. 4 Features 72 88 113

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