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2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 W e transport endoscopes from the procedure room to the cleaning room in big Ziploc-like bags. The disposable bags seal closed like a sandwich bag to prevent poten- tial exposure to staff while transporting soiled scopes from the procedure room to the cleaning room. They're much less expensive than commercial transport kits, and take up much less storage space. Nichole Burke, RN GI Diagnostics Endoscopy Center Marietta, Ga. nburke@gigeorgia.com An Inexpensive Way to Transport Dirty Endoscopes • ZIP IT Transporting used endoscopes by bag is safe and inexpensive while saving storage space. Nichole Burke, RN Ideas Work That

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