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New paper discusses UV in the OR

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A new paper, General Assembly, Prevention, Operating Room Environment: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections, was recently published in The Journal Of Arthroplasty. The paper noted there is consensus that there is a significant correlation between intraoperative levels of colony-forming units and the incidence of periprosthetic join infections. The

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Posted 09.25.19
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The Power of One Placement

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This is the first of a blog series by Alice Brewer, Clinical Affairs Director for Tru-D SmartUVC. If your facility is considering adding UVC disinfection to your cleaning protocols, the product should help complement your existing process and not make it more difficult. Just like every hospital room is different,

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Posted 07.17.19
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Duke University Medical Center reduces postoperative C. diff rates with bundled approach

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A new manuscript has been accepted by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons which examines C. diff in adult surgical patients. The paper, “Multidisciplinary Approach and Clostridium difficile Infection in Adult Surgical Patients,” discusses the multidisciplinary program that Duke University Medical Center implemented to reduce its C. diff

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Posted 02.25.19
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The Evolution of UVC Technology: Part One

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Since the first and only randomized clinical trial on UVC disinfection was published in January 2017, a lot has changed in the industry and the way researchers are referring to the technology. What once raised questions of its effectiveness is now being encouraged by notable researchers for facilities to adopt

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Posted 02.13.19
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