Sterile Reprocessing Contributes to Surgical Outcomes
The National Institute of Health reports that "30 million surgeries are performed each year in the United States alone." Without effective sterile reprocessing, this would not be possible.
Medical Reprocessing Life Cycle
From acquisition to disposal, reusable medical instruments have a life cycle, which gets repeated several times between patient use.The entire medical reprocessing life cycle can be explained in nine stages. Sterilization is merely one step in the entire process.