TITLE

IFUs poised for standards evolution, revolution

AUTHOR(S)
Nadeau, Kara
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Mar2016, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for improved instructions for use (IFU) management in central sterile/sterile processing (CS/SPD) units in the healthcare sector to prevent processing-related infectious outbreaks as of March 2016. The other recommendations are alignment of processes with industry standards and CS/SPD staff education and training. Also cited is the comment by Weston "Hank" Balch of the Jewish Hospital & University of Louisville Hospital on the subject.
ACCESSION #
113400481

 

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