Sterilization technology for the health care facility
Aspen Publishers, Jun 1, 1993 - Business & Economics - 287 pages
A comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference source For The health care professional responsible for or involved with sterilization and disinfection of reusable instruments and medical devices. Covers decontamination practices, recommendations for preparation of supplies, sterilization, principles of disinfection, infection control, plus much more.
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Chapter 1Scientific Principles
Chapter 2Decontamination Practices
Chapter 3Preparation of Supplies
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