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By: Thomas L. Kovach.
By Charles O. Hancock
"Surgical Hand Scrubs"
By: Deborah Gardner and Ellen Anderson-Manz
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"The Benefits of Ultrasonics Cleaning."
By Lawrence F. Muscarella, PhD