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InstaPoll: Are You Having a Hard Time Getting Fentanyl?

Published: April 3, 2018

Are you impacted by the nationwide shortage of fentanyl, which has many surgical facilities scrambling for alternative drugs? Tell us in this week's InstaPoll.

Opinions were split as to whether it's a good idea for patients to stay overnight at ambulatory surgery centers. More than one-third of the 488 surgical facility leaders we polled think recovering patients should be able to spend the night at ASCs, while 57% disagree with surgery center sleepovers.

Should ASCs be able to keep patients overnight?

  • Strongly agree 19%
  • Agree 15%
  • Neither agree nor disagree 9%
  • Disagree 27%
  • Strongly disagree 30%

Dan O'Connor

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