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InstaPoll: Should U.S. Lawmakers Make Surgical Smoke Evacuation Mandatory?

Published: April 17, 2017

There are no mandatory smoke evacuation regulations in the United States at this time, but California could become the first state to require the evacuation of surgical smoke in health facilities. Tell us your thoughts on mandatory smoke evacuation in this week's InstaPoll.

Only 50% of the 201 respondents to last week's InstaPoll reported that their preference cards are very or extremely accurate. The results:

How accurate are your preference cards?

  • extremely 17%
  • very 33%
  • moderately 43%
  • slightly 6%
  • not at all 1%

Dan O'Connor

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