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Surgical instrument cleaning brushes come in all sizes and bristle types. With so many choices, how do you pick the right one? Here are a few options.
Sterile processing professionals are in it for the long haul, but that is a long time. Sarah Cruz shows why continuous learning is the answer to career fatigue.
Artificial intelligence and microtechnologies are improving at a rapid pace. Take a look at how they will impact robotic surgeries in different ways.
The effectiveness and efficiency of SPDs depends not only on technical skills and protocols, but also on the behavior and interactions of department personnel.
What will sterile processing departments look like in the future? They’re likely to include increased automation, advanced technology, and added sustainability.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming health care. Let’s look at how it can benefit your hospital’s sterile processing department and operating room.
ASCs thrive on specialized care and lower costs. As outpatient surgeries increase, so does the need for rapid, thorough, cost-effective instrument cleaning.
Why do enzymes work best in a certain, limited temperature range? Jonathon Wilder explains how enzymes break down biological soils and why temperature matters.
Ultrasonic cleaners use cavitation to create a scrubbing action that removes bioburden from surgical instruments. Why is an enzymatic detergent necessary? Read on.
A recent photo of surgical instruments stacked on a trash can represents an operational failure that calls for a cultural shift by all stakeholders involved.