Year in Review: Sterile Processing

December 20, 2018

In case you missed any of this content,

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