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What is Sterile Processing

sterile processing department

The Sterile Processing Department (SPD), also known as the Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD), is the area in a hospital where cleaning and sterilization of devices used in medical procedures takes place. The processes an instrument goes through....

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Integrated Operating Rooms

WHAT IS AN OPERATING ROOM INTEGRATION SYSTEM?

Due to the emergence of advanced diagnostic and imaging technology for the Operating Room (also known as an Operation Theatre), Operating Rooms are becoming increasingly congested and complex with a multitude of OR devices and monitors.1 In addition to booms, surgical tables, surgical lighting, and room lighting...

1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK133359/

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Steam Sterilization for Medical Equipment

Benefits of Steam Sterilization

Steam sterilization has many benefits as a sterilization method in healthcare facilities including low cost, safety, and efficacy. When processing heat and moisture stable materials...

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Operating Room Equipment: A Complete Guide

HISTORY OF OPERATING ROOM EQUIPMENT

The history of operating room equipment is expansive, and varies depending on the piece of equipment. Some of the earliest operating rooms, also known as operating theaters, were used in the early 1800s. Surgeries were performed during daylight hours as there was no electricity. Additionally, candles were often used for extra lighting...

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