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Improve Steam Sterilizer Load Drying: Stop Cracking the Sterilizer Door

Cracking the door at the end of a steam sterilization cycle goes back to the days of gravity-only sterilization cycles when woven cotton muslin wraps with good absorption properties were commonly used to wrap instrument sets. With the reduced likelihood of external water... Read More

Fowler's Position

Patient positioning is vital to a safe and effective surgical procedure. Fowler’s position is the most common position for patients resting comfortably, whether in-patient or in the emergency department. Also known as sitting position, Fowler’s patient positioning is... Read More

Blanket Warmer- Everything You Need to Know

What is a blanket warmer?

A blanket warmer, also known as a warming cabinet and blanket warming machine, stores and warms linens, blankets, and sterile intravenous (IV) and surgical irrigation fluids in a medical environment. Blanket warmers often come in various sizes, and may have one, two or three compartments. Blanket warmers are often used to warm IV and surgical irrigation fluids to reduce the risk of...

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Healthcare Sustainability

Sterile Processing Departments (SPDs) play a critical role in positive patient outcomes and staff safety. Each day, sterile processing professionals are tasked with safely and efficiently processing surgical instruments and medical devices. But how sustainable is the sterile processing... Read More

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