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InstaPoll: What Do Patients Dread Most About Surgery?

Published: March 20, 2017

Surgery can be an unpleasant experience for many patients. Tell us in this week's InstaPoll what patients dread most: the IV start, post-op pain, or post-op nausea and vomiting.

More than half (54%) of the 300 respondents to last week's poll say surgeons and staff should be required to double-glove. The results:

Double-gloving should be mandatory for _____ .

  • surgeons 13%
  • staff 3%
  • surgeons and staff 54%
  • neither 30%

Dan O'Connor

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