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Did Acid Used to Clean OR Towels Damage Surgical Instruments?

Hospital seeks $150,000 in damages from linen service.

Posted 10/18/11 | 1 comment

Disturbing Trend: Thieves Stealing Endoscopes and Surgical Instruments

Experts say stolen surgical tools are being sold on the international black market.

Posted 06/23/11 | Post a comment

Surgeon Blames Hospital for Alleged Dirty Instruments

Orthopod claims money earmarked for new construction jeopardized infection control practices.

Posted 06/07/11 | Post a comment

Jury Awards $2.2 Million in Defective Laparoscopic Instrument Case

Patient said that stray electricity from a coagulator perforated her bowel.

Posted 01/26/11 | 1 comment

Instruments and Implants

Check out the latest advances for ortho, endoscopy, general and minimally invasive procedures.

Posted 07/05/10 | Post a comment

Instrument Turnaround: Should it Slow Down?

A Nashville jury will decide whether a hospital should quarantine sterilized instruments.

Posted 04/09/10 | 1 comment

Getting a Read on Instrument Tracking

The technology improves staff efficiencies and instrument upkeep by linking central sterile to the OR.

Posted 07/05/09 | Danielle Lucero | 1 comment

Are Your Instrument Reprocessing Practices Surgically Precise?

It's not enough to know only how to do each step — your staff needs to know why, for how long and in what order.

Posted 10/28/08 | BarbaraAnnHarmer, RN, BSN, MHA | Post a comment


The latest in minimally invasive surgery's continuing evolution.

Posted 07/14/08 | David Renton, MD | Post a comment

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