Gastroenterology

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High-tech Options In Endoscope Reprocessing

Automated leak testers, enhanced drying technology and smart storage solutions enhance the care of these intricate instruments.

Posted 03/19/20 | Linda Beaver, RN, MSN, MHA | Post a comment

3 Essential Steps in Endoscope Care

Manual cleaning, internal channel inspection and proper drying are necessary to ensure that high-level disinfection occurs.

Posted 12/19/19 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Take Better Care of Your Endoscopes

These tools and tests enhance reprocessing practices and reduce cross-contamination risks.

Posted 10/14/19 | Alison Sonstelie, BS, CHL, CRCST | Post a comment

How to Keep Your Endoscope Channels Dry

Tips for preventing residual moisture from collecting after reprocessing.

Posted 07/18/19 | Kendal Gapinski, Contributing Editor | Post a comment

On the Road with Dirty Scopes

How you get scopes to and from the cleaning room is just as important as what happens there.

Posted 04/15/19 | Joe Paone | 2 comments

Hang Time

How long can endoscopes remain in storage before you should reprocess them again?

Posted 02/12/19 | Kevin Anderson, BSN, RN, CSSM, CRCST, CER | 1 comment

Coming Up With Creative Ways To Promote Colonoscopies

Q&A with Robert Fusco, MD, gastroenterologist and creator of some unforgettable holiday cards.

Posted 01/16/19 | Robert Fusco, MD | Post a comment

Make the Right Choice for Safe Sedation

It's best to base the consciousness level on the patient and the procedure.

Posted 01/16/19 | Adam Jacob, MD | 2 comments

Must-See Products

At Digestive Disease Week The latest and greatest from the world of GI companies.

Posted 01/16/19 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

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