New toolkits target reprocessing

February 2011
Same-Day Surgery;Feb2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p17
Academic Journal
The article reports on a toolkit for education about the best practices for reprocessing endoscopes and single-use medical devices in medical facilities which is available from the Ambulatory Surgery Center Quality Collaboration.


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