Precleaning surgical instruments

Precleaning surgical instruments

How to Choose the Right Brush Manually cleaning surgical instruments is an important step in the process of readying them for the next surgery. Instrument cleaning brushes come in all sizes and bristle types: there are curved ones, straight ones, fat ones, skinny...
Journey of an Instrument

Journey of an Instrument

Have you ever wondered how a surgical instrument gets to the operating room (OR) or what happens to it once the surgery is over? How does it get cleaned and sterilized so that it’s ready for another surgery? Let’s follow an instrument on its journey from one procedure...
What Is Cavitation?

What Is Cavitation?

Ultrasonic surgical instrument cleaners work on the principle of cavitation. So, what is cavitation? In the world of sterile processing, it is the use of sound waves to create bubbles in a mixture of water and a neutral-pH enzymatic detergent. The neutral pH reduces...