ST. PAUL, Minn.
With the increase of complicated medical devices, central service departments (CSDs) face challenges like this one posted on a CSD chat room: “Is it acceptable to wash instrument sets through the washer in the rigid containers with the li
Processes inside the sterile processing and central sterile (CS) supply areas are imperative.
Flash sterilization has been a debatable issue probably since its conception.
There are many steps involved with the preparation of sterile surgical instruments. All of these steps must be performed correctly to ensure a safe product for the patient. When shortcuts are taken, a failure in the process can result.
Raven Labs, a biological indicator manufacturer since 1949, introduces ProTest BI Test Pack, a pre-assembled Process Challenge Device (PCD) with an Instant Readout Integrator which can be used to immediately release nonimplant loads and f
In this new year, more central service (CS) community members will become familiar with two sterilization standards that were updated in late 2006, and will also find help from another update that is expected any time in January 2008.
3M Announces the Launch of 3M Attest Rapid 5 Steam Plus Test Pack to Monitor Implant Loads in Accordance with New AAMI ST79 Guidelines
SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- 3M announces the addition of the 3M Attest Rapid 5 Steam Plus Test Pack to its family of sterilization monitoring products.