2014-04-10 - Study Says Reusable Protective Eyewear Can Increase Infection Risk
TIDI Products, LLC, a leading manufacturer of single-use infection-prevention products for medical...,” reveals that reusable protective eyewear, used to protect healthcare worker eyes from contamination... use, concludes, “Reusable eyewear, or eyewear with reusable components, may p
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2013-11-12 - Seminar to Address Regulatory Expectations Affecting Validation of Reusable Medical Devices
A half-day seminar focusing on current regulatory expectations in the validation of reusable medical devices is the subject of a seminar that will be held on Dec. 4, 2013 in Waltham, Mass., near Boston.
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2011-05-02 - FDA to Hold Public Workshop on Reprocessing of Reusable Medical Devices
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop to discuss factors affecting the quality of reprocessing of reusable medical devices, and FDA’s plans to address the identified... reprocessed reusable medical devices with the overall goal to reduce the risk of infection.
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2011-10-11 - Reusable Shopping Bags Could Harbor Bacteria
The International Association for Food Protection's Food Protection Trends has published a study in its latest issue revealing that most consumers surveyed never wash their reusable bags between uses, permitting bacteria to grow. The peer-reviewed study, completed by University of Arizona
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2013-07-11 - Contaminated Reusable Surface Disinfectant Dispensers Pose Potential for Infection
Reusable surface disinfectant (SD) tissue dispensers are used in hospitals in many countries because they allow immediate access to soaked tissues for targeted surface decontamination. Kampf et al. (2013) determined the frequency of contaminated SD solutions in reusable dispensers and the ability
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2014-04-15 - Case Medical to Participate in IAHCSMM Panel on Reprocessing Reusable Packaging
Case Medical, as a principal partner of IAHCSMM, announces that it will participate in a panel discussion on reprocessing reusable packaging at the IAHCSMM annual conference in early May.
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2013-01-08 - AAMI Offers Webinar on Reducing Risk When Reprocessing Reusable Medical Devices
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) will offer a webinar, "Are You Taking Shortcuts When Reprocessing Reusable Medical Devices?" on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. The event will offer one contact hour from CBSPD and IAHCSMM.
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2014-01-30 - Poorly Processed Reusable Surface Disinfection Wipe Dispensers May be a Source of Infection
Reusable surface disinfectant wipe dispensers are used in hospitals in many countries because they allow immediate access to pre-soaked tissues for targeted surface decontamination. On the other hand..., et al. (2014) determined the frequency of contaminated surface disinfectant solutions in reusable
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2014-02-11 - Nelson Laboratories to Provide Updates on Reprocessing of Reusable Devices at 2014 MDM West
and reprocessing of reusable devices.
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2012-08-14 - Use Notebook Studies to Ensure Successful Reusable Device Cleaning Validations
A new management brief from Microtest Laboratories recommends that medical device manufacturers use notebook studies to help ensure successful reusable device cleaning validations. The lab bases the advice on its performance of validations for various types of medical instruments over the years.
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