Safety

When more isn't always better with disinfection

OSHA Healthcare Connection, July 13, 2010

“The saying ‘more isn’t always better’ is true in the case of detergents and disinfectants for cleaning medical devices, says Michele DeMeo, sterile processing manager for Memorial Hospital, York, PA. “Failure to follow the exact manufacturers’ instructions not only potentially reduces the efficacy of the solution, but it also may be harmful,” she adds.

Find out why by reading DeMeao’s most recent “Sterile Matters” post on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.
 

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