TITLE

Reprocessing flexible endoscopes

AUTHOR(S)
Thornhill, Grace
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Oct2013, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes in health care facilities. A discussion of research which has found new evidence about the risk of transmitting endoscopy-associated infections and of a need which exists to reexamine the traditional methods of reprocessing endoscopes, is presented. Strategies which can lead to improvements in endoscope reprocessing are examined.
ACCESSION #
90643232

 

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