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Bringing Colonoscopies Back Up to Speed

Efficient patient care and streamlined endoscope reprocessing are needed to reach pre-pandemic procedure volumes.

Posted 12/10/20 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Up to Speed on Ultrathin Endoscopes

The slimmed down devices are designed to improved access and visualization during upper endoscopies.

Posted 10/07/20 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief; Brian Giordano, MD | Post a comment

Boost Your Endoscope Efficiency

Small improvements in colonoscopy screenings will help keep patients moving.

Posted 04/16/20 | Beth Hogan, MSN, RN, CASC, CNOR, CGRN | Post a comment

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

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