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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Infection Control - May 2018

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4 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A y 2 0 1 8 I nvesting in rigid sterilization containers is a classic case of addition by subtraction. No more managing mounds of blue wrap that need to be recycled. No more wasting time unwrapping perforated wrap from instrument trays before rewrapping and reloading them into the autoclave for another time-wasting sterilization cycle. There's no doubt that rigid sterilization containers help maintain the sterility and integrity of instrument sets. In my experience, it takes about the same amount of time to load instruments into a rigid container as it does to wrap them in blue wrap, so the decision to add containers often comes down to the amount of wrap and the number of containers you need to Shane Ricks, RN, MHS | Meridian, Idaho Make the Switch to Rigid Sterilization Containers Do away with blue wrap for reprocessing high-volume instrument sets. • OPEN AND SHUT Your reprocessing techs will appreciate the added efficiencies and sterility assurance that rigid sterilization containers provide.

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