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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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Download a free whitepaper to learn how Moses H. Cone utilizes UVC disinfection

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When it comes to disinfection and cleanliness, patient rooms and operating rooms are often top of mind. However, Sterile Processing Departments contain equipment and materials that also need to be properly disinfected prior to use. Sterile processing is the first link in the infection prevention chain. Improperly or inadequately cleaned,

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Posted 09.04.19
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Implementation Lessons Learned from the BETR-D Study

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Another paper was published detailing the implementation process of the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study, the first and only randomized clinical trial on UVC disinfection. The report, Implementation Lessons Learned From the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room (BETR) Disinfection Study: Process and Perceptions of Enhanced Disinfection with Ultraviolet Disinfection Devices,

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Posted 08.28.19
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The importance of the BETR-D randomized clinical trial

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In the hierarchy of scientific studies, randomized clinical trials are some of the most highly-regarded. Until 2017, there had not been a randomized control trial on UVC disinfection in the health care setting. The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal-Room Disinfection study, or BETR-D study, was the first to examine UVC disinfection

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Posted 08.08.19
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Recent News in UVC Disinfection from AJIC

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  As a supplement to the latest issue of the American Journal of Infection Control and on the heels of the 2019 APIC conference, Drs. Rutala and Weber stressed that “…hospitals should use a ‘no touch’ device for terminal room decontamination after discharge of patients on contact precautions.” They went

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Posted 07.10.19
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