Generally, it is observed that the process of sterilization does get its due importance but most often post-sterilization handling, storage, transport and aseptic presentation is over looked. Any chain is […]Read More
Reprocessing of Re-usable Patient Care Devices – By Mrs. Gauri Bhatia
How and where to begin ?? Spaulding classification is the reference depending on the application of medical devices, these can be classified as Non Critical, Semi Critical or Critical. And […]Read More
MYTH: Colour change of indicators is the proof of sterility – By Mrs. Gauri Bhatia
AWARENESS & KNOWLEDGE: Chemical indicators (of any class) colour change indicates achievement of sterilization parameters but sterility surely depends on cleanliness, sterilant contact, drying, sterility cover, storage, transport, handling of […]Read More
MYTH: High quality packaging and high end sterilizers result in better sterilization.
FACT: Every step followed during preparation / reprocessing that can be validated as per standard operating protocols with reproducibility leads to highest probability of sterilization close to one probable failure […]Read More
Celebrating International CSSD week !!!
The central sterile services department (CSSD), also called sterile processing department(SPD), sterile processing, central supply department (CSD), or central supply, is the heart of every hospital / nursing home. It is here that sterilization of instruments, medical […]Read More