Latest Asepsis Stories

2014-07-17 23:04:10

Miele systems thoroughly clean and disinfect surgical instruments prior to sterilization, saving time and improving safety at busy veterinary practices. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 To quickly and thoroughly clean and disinfect surgical instruments, veterinary practices are using new washer-disinfector systems by Miele, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances. The Miele Professional G 7889 and G 7899 systems effectively reduce the time vets and technicians...

2014-06-02 08:30:34

Data To Be Presented on Improving Cleansing Compliance Through StartClean Cleansing Program SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 41(st) Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, will launch three new products that are designed to help reduce surface contamination or the presence of microorganisms that can potentially cause infections during hospital stays...

2013-12-21 23:03:25

Strong and absorbent disposable sterile drapes ensure an aseptic surgical environment. (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Today, AD Surgical announces the introduction of a new line of disposable sterile drapes to its growing portfolio of surgical products. AD Surgical Universal Sterile Drapes cover the broadest range of surgical procedures for simple and effective protection. All the drapes are made of an absorbent and completely impervious PE/PP non-woven material to prevent strike-through and...

2011-02-17 21:57:42

 A rinsing technique with betadine that costs just a little over one dollar per patient may significantly reduce the infection rate following total knee and hip joint replacement surgery according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The study, presented at the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons 2011 Annual Meeting, found that a three minute diluted betadine lavage combined with painting of the skin with a 10% betadine solution prior to surgical closure...

2009-06-15 15:59:03

Surgical gloves that develop holes or leaks during a procedure appear to increase the risk of infection at the surgical site among patients who are not given antibiotics beforehand, according to a report in the June issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Despite substantial efforts to maintain sterile conditions during surgery, pathogens can still be transmitted through contact with skin or blood, according to background information in the article. To prevent...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.