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Vincent Miller
When inspecting instruments in assembly is it okay to flush lumen/cannulated instruments to ensure they do not ...
I'm going to assume they have already been through sterile processing? if so, then no you wouldn't want to do that. ...
Jennifer Brown
Hi all per AAMI, "Rigid sterilization container systems should be placed on shelves below absorbent items." Is ...
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Yes blue wrap and peel pouches are considered absorbent. They should always be placed above coffins as coffins ...
Kari Ulrich
With the shortage of sterilization wraps in the country, I'm wondering what other facilities are doing to work ...
Barbara Ferrell
We are having trouble getting sterilization wrap right now and my manager has suggested cloth wrap. I am unable to ...
Kathleen Teets
Good morning AORN team! I have an issue that has been brought forward to me and need some input regarding it. ...
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I've been in the SPD world for twenty years and I've never heard of placing a load sticker on a Bowie Dick or ...
Deborah Ziervogel
Does anyone have a calendar or orientation schedule for brand new staff to SPD
Patricia Whitehouse
I would like some information on gas sterilization regarding sterrad with H2O2 versus ethylene oxide ...
Nina Johnson
We just had our order for sterilization wrap rejected. What alternatives are you all using in place of ...
Rachel Kelly
Hello! With the lack of raw materials to produce things like blue wraps and sterile gowns, we are looking at ways to ...
Donna Ostrofsky
We use metal containers as well as packaging materials to sterilize our instrument trays.  With regard to storage ...
Wrapped trays should not be stacked on of each other as stacking causes the lower trays to compress.  When upper ...
Leighann Guntherberg
https://mms.mckesson.com/product/1110525/Tidi-Products-5540RS anyone using this product or something ...
I work in a critical access facility with a small SPD department and am struggling with this same issue. We are ...
Leigh Bartlett
What is the process you use to track reposable instruments?
Kimberly McDonnell
Does anyone have advice or suggestions on how to determine proper sterilization guidelines for sterilizing ...
Hi Kimberly,
Just came across your post from a while back, so you may have already solved the problem. Wanted to let ...
Olivia Raymond
How are you making point of use cleaning happen for instruments at your facility? I know this is a broad question, ...
we audited it until it became hardwired. we added a section on our instrument sheets that travel with the ...
Catherine Dutton
Hi all,  Can my Total Joint/ Ortho friends tell me what they are doing about pre-cleaning their rasps.  As we know ...

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