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Quality Monitoring for Decontamination

November 23, 2021

The foundation of sterilization is effective cleaning. How can Sterile Processing (SP) professionals ensure that the mechanical cleaning equipment being used is producing clean medical devices? This article by IAHCSMM Clinical Educator Susan (Sue) Klacik outlines key steps every SP professional can take to reach that critical goal.


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