Sterilization and Infection Control News Update - January 2015

​While Ebola and MERS are still present, This month´s update deals with some interesting general infection control stories:


10-more-important-stories-infection-control-tuttnauerThe 10 Most Important Medical Stories of 2014

Slate – 10 January, 2015

This article summarizes the medical an infection control main items during the last year, beyond Ebola.

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new-infection-control-requirements-tuttnauerCMS Enacts New Infection Control Requirements

Outpatient Surgery – 05 January, 2015

​Hospital inspectors will show up with a detailed worksheet to register outpatient clinics infection control efforts.

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need-to-control-rising-hospital-infection-rates-tuttnauerNeed to Control Rising Hospital Infection Rates

Pune Mirror – 02 January, 2015

Treating surgical site infection after surgery can be an uphill task.

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ifection-control-can-reduce-costs-tuttnauerInfection Control Can Reduce Costs, Improve Outcomes

Modern Healthcare – 05 January, 2015

According to a study of the American Journal of Infection Control, preventing infections cannot only increase the chances of patient survival but reduce the cost of their care by more than $150,000 per patient.

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sutstainable-modular-laboratories-tuttnauerSteps Toward Sustainable High-Containment Laboratories

Research & Development - 16 January, 2015

Modular laboratories offer a practical solution to energy efficiency and handling dangerous pathogens we encounter today and in the future.

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You Might not Know, but Beauty Salons Can Be a Serious Threat to Your Health

salon-sterilization-is-important-tuttnauerRethinking the Nail Salon by Glancing at the Starbucks Model

The New York Times – 14 January, 2015

A national chain of nail salons takes sterilization seriousely.

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you-can-get-infections-at-a-hair-and-nail-salonThe Nasty Stuff You Can Get at the Hair and Nail Salon

The Journal News – 12 January, 2015

It's easy to pick up an infection in a hair or nail salon if the equipment isn't sterilized properly.

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Ebola and MERS are Still Grabbing the Headlines


The Ebola Epidemic Revisited – Where Are We in 2015?

Giga Science – 15 January, 2015

Read this excellent data oriented evaluation of where the #Ebola epidemic is in 2015.

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new-equipment-to-dispose-vast-amounts-of-contaminated-equipment-tuttnauerSierra Leone, UNDP Begin Eco-Friendly Disposal of Ebola Medical Waste

AllAfrica - 22 December, 2014

With Support from the United Nations, Sierra Leone has begun to use new sterilizing equipment to help dispose vast amounts of contaminated equiment and infectious wasted generated in treating Ebola.

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Texas Children’s Hospital Plans for State-of-the-Art Isolation Unit that Can Treat Patients with Ebola

Community Impact - 19 December, 2014

The unit will include all the latest scientific and technological “weapons” to combat highly infectious diseases.     

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Health Authorities Praised as UAE Has Been Mers-Free for Five Months

The National– 02 January, 2015

The development and implementation of infection-control procedures have been critical in managing MERS in the UAE.

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Tuttnauer at Arab Health 2015 in Dubai

Tuttnauer Personally Welcomes You to Arab Health 2015
Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center DICEC
26  – 29 January 2015 – Dubai, UAE
Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 - Booth S1F58

At Arab Health 2015 you can discover how Tuttnauer answers your sterilization and infection control needs. Visit Tuttnauer at Arab Health 2015 and learn about our  range of autoclaves and low temp plasma sterilizers for hospitals, laboratories, dental and pharmaceutical industries.

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Visit us at Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 Booth S1F58 learn more and exchange

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About Arab Health: Arab Health is the largest healthcare exhibition & medical congress in Middle East. Covering 62,059 sqm of exhibition space, Arab Health hosts exhibiting companies from 70 countries across the globe.


 Tuttnauer ، ترحب بكم في معرض الصحة العربي 2015 في :
قاعة المعارض في مركز دبي الدولي للمؤتمرات DICEC
26-29 يناير عام 2015 -  دبي ، الإمارات العربية المتحدة
قاعة الشيخ سعيد 1 - S1F58

في معرض الصحة العربي 2015 يمكنك اكتشاف كيف Tuttnauer تلبي جميع احتياجاتك في التعقيم و مكافحة العدوى. زيارة Tuttnauer في معرض الصحة العربي 2015 وتعرف لدينا على مجموعة من أجهزة التعقيم وعلى أجهزة التعقيم بدرجة الحرارة المنخفضة (معقمات البلازما) للمستشفيات والمختبرات و الأسنان والصناعات الدوائية.

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موثوق بها لكافة منتجات التعقيم و مكافحة العدوى في أكثر من 350000 منشآ في جميع أنحاء العالم بما في ذلك المستشفيات والعيادات والمختبرات وإنتاج الأدوية و معاهد البحوث .

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