The ABC's of Automated Endoscope Reprocessors
Here's what to look for when shopping for units that turn around scopes quickly and safely.
Jim Collins, BS, RN, CNOR
Today's automated endoscope reprocessors are sophisticated machines that do it all — pre-clean, test for leaks, alcohol flush for improved drying — to get instruments back into the hands of your physicians sooner and safer. So what should you look for when shopping for an AER that's right for your facility? That depends on several factors.