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Surgical Products Articles

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Reprocessing Flexible Endoscopes

Flexible endoscopes have many advantages and are very helpful devices in modern medicine to diagnose and treat many diseases. They could, however, also put patient safety at risk when reprocessing fails or is performed inadequately.

Cleanroom Wipes

This article provides an assessment of cleanroom disinfectant wipes, noting some of the areas that require careful consideration.

Sterilisation Of Operating Theatres

Poignant Hand Care

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Standards for Drapes

No Chance For Germs

Breathe Safe

As framed by the 2003 outbreak of SARS in France, Drs Marie Laure Joly-Guillou and Maurice Tanguy look at the development and importance of respiratory protective equipment.

Surgical Drapes and Gowns

Nosocomial infections, that is infections acquired in the hospital or in a healthcare facility, constitute a major problem in public health. These infections are among the ten leading causes of death in industrialised countries.

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Pathogen Potential

Virginia Jorgensen addresses the standards that must be met to ensure dental office infection control.

Disabling Infection

Following the cleaning processes taking place in Saudi Arabia’s King Fahad Medical City, Noel Gonzaga stipulates the importance of infection control in all corners of the hospital.

Surgical Mask Performance

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has estimated that, on average, healthcare associated infections occur in one hospitalised patient in 20; that is to say 4.1 million patients a year in the European Union, and that 37,000 deaths are caused every year as a result of such infections.

Hand Hygiene Compliance

Globally, healthcare associated infection (HCAI) has a major impact on mortality rates and length of hospital admission, causing long term disability and a large financial burden.

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Reusable Medical Textiles

It’s a universal fact that healthcare facilities around the world are under pressure to contain costs while maintaining or improving services offered. One means to contain and even reduce costs is to increase your organisation’s use of reusable medical textiles.

Preventing Surgical Site Infection In The Operating Theatre

Surgical site or wound infections are one of the most important complications after any surgical procedure. While there is agreement on many aspects of how best to prevent such infections, however, controversy and discussion continue about certain interventions, especially the value of ultraclean ventilation and the rituals practised by the scrub team.

Introducing Antimicrobials

Exploring their significance in the pharmaceutical industry An antimicrobial is a substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi, or protozoans, as well as destroying viruses. Antimicrobials include germicides, antibiotics, antibacterials, antivirals, antifungals, antiprotozoals and antiparasites1. Antimicrobial drugs either kill microbes (microbicidal) or prevent the growth of microbes (microbistatic). Examples of antimicrobial drugs include antibiotics like penicillin and tetracycline.

A Behaviour Focus for Excellence

So what’s the difference between healthcare professionals and aviators? Maybe not that much. Practitioners in both professions can experience intense, highly stressful situations and conditions where wrong data or inappropriate decisions can place themselves and others at risk.

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Medical Workwear and Footwear

Brian McCarthy looks at the global span of the technical textiles industry, highlighting its history and diverse applications, including the importance of novel technologies to hygiene in the medical workwear and footwear sector.

 

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