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Packaging World – 25 July, 2016
The sterilization method has to be compatible with the medical device and the packaging. Read a review of the different methods of coming with the equipment clean.
The Commerical Appeal – 25 July, 2016
After a Memphis dental clinic was closed because of unsanitary conditions, health officials are encouraging thousands of patients to get tested for hepatitis B and C and HIV as a precaution.
MedicineNet.com – 17 August, 2016
What are the minimum standards for performing surgeries in nations with scarce resources? According to Doctors Without Borders who performed nearly 20,000 procedures over an eight-year period all you need is: essential items such as water, a blood bank, electricity, sterilization equipment and a postanesthesia care unit.
MDDI – 11 August, 2016
FDA sets out to clarify when it needs to be informed of modifications and software changes made to medical devices.
Self.com – 28 March, 2016
Do you have an autoclave? This article suggests that you need to ask this question.
Design News – 15 August, 2016
New plastics aimed at cars, electronics, and electrical components, plus medical devices, medical tool sterilization and cleaning, or pharmaceutical production.
P&T Community – 17 August, 2016
Health care facilities should be using alternatives to System 83 Plus devices.
NPR – 26 August, 2016
So far, it's looking like predictions from computer models were pretty much spot on: Zika wasn't a big threat in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics.
LinkedIn – 10 September, 2016
Working together is very important when it comes to reprocessing of medical devices. Read this very important article by Donna Swenson.
Nylon.com – 07 September, 2016
Along with summer’s heat, humidity, and other sweat-inducing qualities comes a ton of gross beauty problems. From dry, cracked feet to ingrown hairs and chafing, there’s a lot that can hold you back from living the confident poolside life you’re destined to lead. But don’t worry this article explains how to fix all these matters.
The Energy Collective – 9 September, 2016
For many developing countries green solutions are a way to bypass traditional infrastructure. A solar autoclave is an alternative where there's no electrical infrastructure.
Packaging Digest – 07 September, 2016
Computer Designs Custom Thermoforming’s forte is designing packaging using almost any material, says Chuck Ortwein, account executive.
cbc news – 08 September, 2016
Windsor Regional Hospital is purchasing a new $500,000 steam system in an effort to solve its ongoing sterilization issues at its Ouellette campus.
The Detroit News – 12 September, 2016
Read what happens to a surgery patient who comes into contact with unsterilized surgical instruments.
Popular Science – 06 September, 2016
A new study show how the infection control world is shifting focus on maintaining ecological harmony in patients. Very interesting read.