Infection Control

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A Look Inside Low-Temp Sterilization

6 points to keep in mind about reprocessing heat-sensitive instruments.

Posted 05/08/18 | Kevin Anderson, BSN, RN, CSSM, CRCST, CER | 2 comments

Stop the Spread of MRSA

Nasal decolonization is a practical way to lower infection risks.

Posted 05/08/18 | Kendal Gapinski, Contributing Editor | Post a comment

Scratch Beneath the Surface

Audit the effectiveness of OR cleaning by taking a big-picture view of the entire process.

Posted 05/08/18 | JoEllen McBride, PhD | 2 comments

Patient Warming Stops SSIs Cold

Maintaining normothermia promotes wound healing and helps reduce infection risks.

Posted 05/08/18 | E.PatchenDellinger, MD | 1 comment

Are Your Endoscopes Really Clean?

Don't bet on it. A study shows just how difficult the devices are to disinfect.

Posted 05/08/18 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor; CoriL.Ofstead, MSPH | Post a comment

5 Ways to Standardize Skin Prepping Practices

Applying preps the same way every time eliminates the variables that increase infection risk.

Posted 05/08/18 | Brittany Harvey, MSN, MBA, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

On Point

No More Excuses

Posted 05/08/18 | CharlesH.Cook, MD, FACS, FCCM | 1 comment

Infection Prevention

Rewriting the Rules of Cataract Reprocessing

Posted 05/08/18 | JoEllen McBride, PhD | Post a comment

Rev Up Your Reprocessing Room

8 exciting high-tech advances on the horizon for your facility's instrument hub.

Posted 04/09/18 | Weston "Hank" Balch, CRCST, CIS, CHL | Post a comment