Infection Control

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Sprays and Wipes Could Degrade Plastics Over Time

The repeated use of "incompatible" cleaning products could be harming medical devices.

Posted 02/03/17 | 1 comment

Thinking of Buying ... Whole-Room Disinfection Systems

Automated units reach the surfaces that manual cleaning misses.

Posted 01/31/17 | James Davis, MSN, CIC | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: The Quest for Competent Sterile Processors

It's a dirty job, but it's got to be done right. Here's how you can help.

Posted 01/09/17 | Rose Seavey, MBA, BS, RN, CNOR, CRCST, CSPDT | 3 comments

Surgical Skin Antisepsis Done Right

10 tips for ensuring that patients begin their surgical procedure with an aseptic surgical site.

Posted 01/09/17 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 1 comment

Are You Following the New Scope Reprocessing Guidelines?

Review these 7 takeaways from the most recent guidance to find out for sure.

Posted 01/09/17 | Marie A. Bashaw, DNP, RN, NEA-BC | 7 comments

Which Is Better: Wrapped Instrument Trays or Sealed Containers?

Two sterile processing managers debate the merits of fabric and metal sterilization packaging systems.

Posted 01/09/17 | Phillip Van Gorp, ; Perry Starcovic | 10 comments

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