January 1, 2011

Term ‘flash sterilization’ to go away

By: OR Manager
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The term "flash sterilization" is going away. The new term is "immediate use sterilization." The new term better describes the process employed to steam sterilize items intended to be used immediately and not stored, say those who have worked on a joint position statement on immediate use sterilization. The statement, developed by 13 professional societies and agencies, is expected to be issued soon.

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