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Wickenburg Community Hospital Featured by AZ Family

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More hospitals, states snuff out surgical smoke

WICKENBURG, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A health warning for health care workers. Surgical smoke is a danger looming in the operating room that many states are working to eliminate. Here in Arizona, one surgeon says it nearly cost him his life.

Thanks to AZ Family News, Kristine Harrington for bringing attention to such an important topic.

Please review the full story as it features Wickenburg Community Hospital Surgical Team’s efforts to keep a smoke free environment for all surgical procedures. This story specifically features two of our team members however, we are grateful for all who helped to accomplish this success!

Robert C. Ripley, MD, FACS, General Surgeon

Dr. Laura Meaney, DNAP, CRNA

 

WCH Press Release: https://www.wickhosp.com/blog/aornaward/

 

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