medical device contamination

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medical device contamination

Post by G Campbell » Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:29 pm

Could anyone give a link to sites or posts up some info on the topic in the subject? I have to do this for a essay in microbiology and it is so hard to find information on it.

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Post by Linn » Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:34 pm

do you mean something like protocal for wound care etc...?
the procedure that MUST be adhered to to prevent wound/surgical contamination?
there is probably lots of info found in google search.

or do you mean equipment sterilization?
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Post by G Campbell » Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:55 pm

What I am looking for is any incidents of contamination in medical devices or products and about sterilisation or acheiving sterilisation.

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Post by canalon » Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:59 pm

Go to pubmed, and you will find a lot. you can also search for "bacterial source tracking" I often got some results about that when researching with those keywords.
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Post by Linn » Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:12 pm

G Campbell wrote:What I am looking for is any incidents of contamination in medical devices or products and about sterilisation or acheiving sterilisation.


Oh how about law suit cases :lol:

wound dressing protical is sooo important
if you screw up one tiny aspect of it you have
to start all over again.
and perhaps (cases there have been of patients wound infections)
some are not as metiulous as they should be??
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