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Buying Plastic Sterilization Trays? Read this before you make the investment

Plastic Sterilization Trауѕ аrе dеѕignеd tо рrоtесt vаriоuѕ inѕtrumеntѕ during ѕtеrilizаtiоn аnd ѕtоrаgе. Silicone рin mаtѕ hеlр рrоtесt and оrgаnizе instruments within thе trау. Pеrfоrаtеd and ѕlоttеd base and lid аѕѕiѕt with circulation of ѕtеаm during sterilization. Rаiѕеd nоdеѕ in base аѕѕiѕt with...

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History of Sterilization Process, Containers from 19th Century to today

History of Sterilization Process, Containers from 19th Century to today

Before advancements in infection control, only conditions that brought patients near death warranted the risk of surgical intervention. If patients survived the operation, infection was nearly inevitable and death by overwhelming sepsis was knocking at their door. In the late 19th century, with the development of germ theory by Louis Pasteur and its subsequent application to surgical sterility by Joseph Lister, surgeons were able to operate with a substantially reduced risk of infection. Consequently, surgeons became more confident and began to explore more extravagant procedures, including elective operations within the cranial vault. As scientific knowledge expanded in the 20th century, so did the advancement of infection control with the use of prophylactic antibiotic drugs, heat sterilization of instruments, and microbial barriers. Recent reports have placed the rate of complications due to infection between 0.75 and 2.32% for intracranial operations.
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Who Came Up With First AutoClave?

We all take sterilization process for granted today but we owe it to charles chamberland, a French micro biologist who worked with Louis Pastuer in 1879 who came up with the first autoclave. Inventing a special filter today known as chamberland...

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Learn Basics Of Sterilization For Surgical Instruments From Leaders

Learn Basics Of Sterilization For Surgical Instruments From Leaders

Introduction

The Sterile Processing Department (Central Supply, or Sterile Supply as it is also known), comprises that service within the hospital in which medical/surgical supplies and equipment, both sterile and nonsterile, are cleaned, prepared, processed, stored, and issued for patient care.

Until the 1940s, medical/surgical supplies were, for the most part, processed and maintained in the departments and patient care areas in which they were to be used. Under this system, there was considerable duplication of effort and equipment, and it was difficult to maintain consistently high standards for sterilization technique and product quality throughout the health care facility.

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