Category: Flexible “ENT” Laryngoscopes

Response to the FDA’s Draft Guidance Document on the Reprocessing of Reusable Medical Devices

February 5, 2015 —┬áThis article presents Dr. Muscarella’s response submitted in August 2011 to the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in reply to the Agency’s request earlier that same…

Risk of Disease Transmission during Cystoscopy: Discussion of a Specific Error in Maine

December 5, 2013 —A hospital in Maine (USA) confirmed today a medical error — namely, that it had been improper cleaning cystoscopes after their use during certain urological procedures. This…

California Health Alert: Failure to Disinfect Reusable Semicritical Instrumentation Poses an Increased Risk of Infection

September 16, 2013 — In 2007 the Health and Human Services Agency Department of Health Services for the state of California advised facility administrators and infection prevention and control professionals,…