Year in Review: Sterile Processing

December 21, 2018

In case you missed any of this content, ICT presents the 2018 Year in Review for sterile processing.

Articles:

Behind the Curtain of Sharps Injury Prevention and Device Reprocessing
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/behind-curtain-sharps-injury-prevention-and-device-reprocessing

Device-Related Infections: Patient-Ready Bronchoscopes Found to be Contaminated Despite Cleaning and Disinfection
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/device-related-infections-patient-ready-bronchoscopes-found-be-contaminated

Moving Away From Manual Reprocessing of Endoscopes
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/moving-away-manual-reprocessing-endoscopes

Cleanliness and Sterility Assurance in Central Sterile and the Operating Room
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/cleanliness-and-sterility-assurance-central-sterile-and-operating-room

IPs Meet the SPD: Why You Should Partner to Reduce Risk
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/ips-meet-spd-why-you-should-partner-reduce-risk

The Challenges Associated with Loaner Instrumentation
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/challenges-associated-loaner-instrumentation

New Standard Helping SPDs Implement Quality Management Systems
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/new-standard-helping-spds-implement-quality-management-systems

Sterile Processing: Where We are Now and What Lies Ahead
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/sterile-processing-where-we-are-now-and-what-lies-ahead


News & Studies:

Survey Reveals Worldwide Practices on Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/survey-reveals-worldwide-practices-flexible-endoscope-reprocessing

FDA Issues Statement on Rates of Duodenoscope Contamination From Preliminary Postmarket Data
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/sterile-processing/fda-issues-statement-rates-duodenoscope-contamination-preliminary-postmarket-data

Infection Rates After Colonoscopy, Endoscopy at ASCs are Far Higher Than Expected
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/ambulatory-care/infection-rates-after-colonoscopy-endoscopy-ascs-are-far-higher-expected

FDA Warns Duodenoscope Manufacturers About Failure to Comply With Postmarket Surveillance Studies to Assess Contamination
https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/fda/fda-warns-duodenoscope-manufacturers-about-failure-comply-postmarket-surveillance-studies-assess