COVER STORY: Selecting the right sonic for your CSSD

Andreia Messias, international marketing manager at STERIS, provides an insight into ultrasonic cleaning and how to select the right sonic solution to ensure the optimum results.

Advancements in surgical instruments have dramatically improved patient outcomes. However, the intricate device designs required to achieve these advancements make manual cleaning challenging and labour intensive, creating potential bottlenecks. Cleaning is the most important step in reprocessing a medical device, and without adequate cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation can’t be performed effectively.

Ultrasonic cleaners/sonic irrigators are an important tool to help your CSSD keep pace with reprocessing these more intricate devices, as well as following the manufacturer’s Instructions For Use (IFUs) to support procedures in the Operating Theatre. 

How does ultrasonic cleaning work?

Log in or register FREE to read the rest

This story is Premium Content and is only available to registered users. Please log in at the top of the page to view the full text. If you don't already have an account, please register with us completely free of charge.

Latest Issues

The AfPP Roadshow - Exeter

University of Exeter
22nd June 2024

EBME Expo

Coventry Building Society Arena
26th - 27th June 2024

The AfPP Roadshow - Cardiff

TBA, Cardiff
13th July 2024

AfPP Annual Conference 2024

University of Warwick
2nd - 3rd August 2024

The Operating Theatres North Show 2024

Etihad Stadium, Manchester
12th September 2024

The AfPP Roadshow - London

Cavendish Conference Centre, London
14th September 2024