Table of Contents
5 Ways to Standardize Skin Prepping Practices
Applying preps the same way every time eliminates the variables that increase infection risk.
A Look Inside Low-Temp Sterilization
6 points to keep in mind about reprocessing heat-sensitive instruments.
Are Your Endoscopes Really Clean?
Don't bet on it. A study shows just how difficult the devices are to disinfect.
Get Reprocessing Right With Every Tool, Every Time
Q&A with Weston "Hank" Balch, CRCST, CER, CIS, CHL, instrument care expert and sterile processing podcaster.
Make the Switch to Rigid Sterilization Containers
Do away with blue wrap for reprocessing high-volume instrument sets.
Patient Warming Stops SSIs Cold
Maintaining normothermia promotes wound healing and helps reduce infection risks.
Scratch Beneath the Surface
Audit the effectiveness of OR cleaning by taking a big-picture view of the entire process.
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