Sterilization and Disinfection of Anesthesia and Respiratory Equipment
Anestezi ve Solunum Ekipmanlarının Sterilizasyonu ve Dezenfeksiyonu

Fatma Şebnem Erdinç, Şerife Altun Demircan
2019 Flora Infeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Dergisi  
There is a need for a written and applied policy on the basis of hospital for sterilization and disinfection of anesthesia and respiratory equipment. This policy should include evidence-based approach as well as regular observation and review. On an institutional basis, it should be determined which method will be applied according to the equipment and intended use. Critical equipment includes instruments and devices that may come into contact with sterile tissue or vascular systems. It is
more » ... mended that all be sterile and disposable and should not be reused. Instruments with mucosal or impaired skin contact are defined as semi-critical, with a large proportion of anesthesia and respiratory equipment included in this group. There are different views on the fact that anesthesia equipment may be a source of infection.
doi:10.5578/flora.68523 fatcat:vttlnxz62velvkaivpnbd35hvq