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Staying Positive During the Pandemic

The good news for patients in need of outpatient surgery is that, across the country, health care providers and policymakers have recognized that elective surgery is not the same thing as optional surgery and are allowing ASCs to remain open to provide this care.

Handling of Explanted Medical Devices Addressed in AORN’s Revised Guideline for Specimen Management

SP professionals must manage explants safely and properly any time a request is made to sterilize an explanted device, such a screw, hip, plate and so on, for return to the patient.

Disinfection Methods – Straightforward or Complicated?

With all the different cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing processes that go on inside of hospitals, I find disinfection to be the most complex and complicated among them.

Steam Sterilization Standard ST79 Receives Community-Driven Update

After three years, a widely used standard in health care and industry has undergone an important update.

Just Manufacturing Offers Products for Infection Control

Just Manufacturing has expanded its healthcare products line with the addition of sinks, hand wash stations and fixtures made with CuVerro Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces.

One of the most frustrating problems professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology face is how to prevent hospital-acquired infections. More public and healthcare environments supplement current infection and disease control practices with antimicrobial copper, antibacterial products, hospital sinks, hand wash sinks and scrub sinks.

CuVerro Antimicrobial Copper Nickel surfaces are attractive, safe to use and never wear or wash away. Copper is the only active, bacteria-killing ingredient in CuVerro alloys. EPA-registered CuVerro surfaces begin killing pathogens on contact killing 99.9 percent within two hours, and keeps on killing 24/7.

Just Manufacturing healthcare products made with CuVerro Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces include: healthcare fixtures, scrub sinks, sinks and nurse’s hand wash stations.

The sinks, hand wash stations and fixtures made with antimicrobial copper surfaces take the complexity out of the infection control process while helping to ensure maximum effectiveness.

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