Instrument Reprocessing

Response to a Fox News Report about a “Superbug” Outbreak at a Hospital in Illinois, 2013

January 16, 2014 — The leading news source Fox News produced the insightful report: “Troubling outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria a…

GI Endoscopy: Pushed Beyond its Reprocessing Limits?

This article is divided into two sections, for the reader’s convenience: “Part 1: ‘The Outbreak'” and “Part 2: ‘Commentary: An…

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…