Infection Control

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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 | Post a comment

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 | Post a 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 | Post a comment

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 | Post a comment

The Nose Knows: Stop Staph Where It Lurks

For a small cost, nasal decolonization can pack a big punch in the fight against SSIs.

Posted 12/29/16 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 1 comment

Make Room in Your Budget For Whole-Room Disinfection

Mobile robots hunt down and destroy even the hardiest of multidrug-resistant organisms.

Posted 12/29/16 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Where's the Love?

How to nurture a healthy central sterile supply-OR relationship.

Posted 11/30/16 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 1 comment

Drug-Resistant Fungus Linked to 4 Deaths in U.S. Hospitals

The CDC says Candida auris has been identified in a total of 13 cases here.

Posted 11/09/16 | Post a comment

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