The UB Post– 7 April, 2015
This article demonstrates that medical waste disposal is the cornerstone of a proper infection control process.
News Medical – 31 March, 2015
An outbreak of a novel Escherichia coli (E. coli) strain resistant to antibiotics has been linked to contaminated endoscopes in a Washington state hospital.
Phily.com - 12 April, 2015
Interesting article that discusses some of the human factors related to endoscope reprocessing.
WMDT.com – 01 April, 2015
An ear, nose and throat practice in Lewes, Delaware has been ordered to close, since inspection was unable to confirm that proper sterilization processes were followed.
CBCnews– 27 March, 2015
A Canadian hospital had to postpone dozens of orthopedic surgeries because a sterilization problem.
Orthodontic Products– 11 March, 2015
Orthodontic assistants and the orthodontist must have a clear understanding of proper disinfection technique, use of barriers, and instrument sterilization. Education and training provide the clinical team comprehensive information to evaluate infection control products and the correct methods for use.
The Pharmaceutical Journal - 18 March, 2015
Technology in the service of Infection Control.
iBerkshires.com – 02 March, 2015
The operating rooms are being put back into use after a nearly $1 million upgrade, including a completely new central sterilization room.
Digital Journal – 01 April, 2015
It's good that a new procedure for making medical devices safer was implemented. Only time will telll if it's egough.
While Superbugs Are Invisible to Humans, They are Well Noticed by the Media
MDDI – 01 April, 2015
After two patients died and serveral more were sickened by drug-resistant bacteria traced to endoscopes, many want to know who dropped the ball, the manufacturer or regulators.