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Implementing No Interruption Zones in the perioperative environment.

Wright I. Implementing No Interruption Zones in the Perioperative Environment. AORN J. 2016;104(6):536-540. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2016.09.018.

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December 21, 2016
Wright I. AORN J. 2016;104(6):536-540.

Noise in the operating room can contribute to miscommunication, stress, and fatigue. This commentary describes a project that established a designated quiet space in an outpatient surgical setting to decrease opportunities for distraction in perioperative care and provided education regarding the importance of noise reduction.

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Wright I. Implementing No Interruption Zones in the Perioperative Environment. AORN J. 2016;104(6):536-540. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2016.09.018.