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Limiting Aerosolization in Pediatric Bronchoscopy

BRONCHOSCOPY APPLICATIONS

Creating a surgical tent using disposable drapes is a relatively simple technique to protect operating room personnel, according to the authors of a new research paper on ways to improve safety for healthcare staffers treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Flexible endoscopes require reprocessing between uses.

Patient Safety

New multisociety guidelines for flexible endoscope reprocessing leave some infection prevention experts wanting more clarification.

Emerging Technologies

Findings relating to cost-effectiveness, patient satisfaction, and productivity all justified the switch.

Technician cleaning surgical equipment.

Prevention Challenges

Webinar discusses unique risks to reprocessing personnel posed by the spray of dangerous chemicals and potentially contaminants during disinfection of endoscopes.